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From Jim Jagielski <>
Subject Re: svn commit: r708462 - in /httpd/httpd/trunk/server/mpm: ./ simple/
Date Tue, 04 Nov 2008 21:10:47 GMT

On Nov 4, 2008, at 12:15 PM, Paul Querna wrote:

> Graham Leggett wrote:
>> Justin Erenkrantz wrote:
>>> I think MPMs are a design mis-feature.  The fact that the same
>>> directive value can be (and is!) interpreted in non-uniform ways by
>>> different MPMs bugs me to no end.  -- justin
>> That is a flaw in the MPMs themselves (overloading a term is evil I  
>> agree), but not in the MPM concept as a whole.
>> The fact we have MPMs at all gives us the power to develop  
>> something like the simple MPM alongside existing stable MPMs,  
>> without being forced to endure a period of instability where the  
>> server doesn't work at all.
> Its trunk, it better be unstable or we are doing something wrong.
> Thats why I think we should delete prefork, worker, event,  
> threadpool, perchild, and leader MPMs.

Ummm... right now, trunk is the source for backports to
2.2.x.... Also, there are potential backports for these MPMs in
trunk that are not in 2.2.x.... So, if we decide, we either need
to branch off trunk to 2.2-dev and then delete, or branch off
trunk to httpd-nola and delete on *that* branch.

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