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From Rainer Jung <rainer.j...@kippdata.de>
Subject Re: svn commit: r721952 - in /httpd/httpd/trunk: ./ modules/ modules/cluster/
Date Fri, 05 Dec 2008 13:36:45 GMT
Jim Jagielski schrieb:
> 
> On Dec 5, 2008, at 4:21 AM, Paul Querna wrote:
> 
>>> Is there any reason why we must use either APR_LOCK_FCNTL or
>>> APR_LOCK_FLOCK,
>>> wouldn't the default mutex work?
>>
>> The default lock mech on OSX is sysvsem.  I couldn't get it to work
>> properly after forking at all.
>>
>> Maybe I was doing something wrong, but switching it to flock/fcntl
>> works pretty much everywhere, and pretty consistently works even if a
>> child crashes.
> 
> This brings up something else I'h hoping to add in: the ability to
> change what the "default" mutex is. Many times the compile-time default
> isn't right and there are loads of places we simply use the default.
> Having a way within httpd/apr which overrules the default would be
> quite useful...

+1

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