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From Dirk-Willem van Gulik <>
Subject Re: Proposal: a "cron" interface for httpd
Date Wed, 26 Mar 2008 17:06:25 GMT

On Mar 26, 2008, at 5:35 PM, Graham Leggett wrote:

> We could come up with something capable of spawning a dedicated  
> process and/or thread every time there is a successful "tick" to run  
> that tick, so that tick+1 isn't delayed if there is an overrun.

Or reduce the interface to a simple 'register callback 'at or before',  
or 'at or after' this time - and leave it up to the called entity to  
re-register itself.

> It also helps prevent leaks, as the tick will have a pool that will  
> be destroyed when the tick is complete and the thread/process  
> terminates normally.


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