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From Brian McCallister <bri...@skife.org>
Subject Re: new watchdog module
Date Wed, 04 Feb 2009 21:10:03 GMT
+1 to the concept, I haven't looked at code yet. I would use this,
more or less, immediately in fact.

-Brian

On Wed, Feb 4, 2009 at 8:09 AM, Mladen Turk <mturk@apache.org> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I would like to commit this module to trunk.
> It's a watchdog module that creates a worker threads
> either in parent, child via an API, and it's not for
> standalone use, but for other module usage like
> mod_heartbeat, probably mod_jk and others that need
> maintenance threads.
>
> The reason is because couple of modules would benefit
> from this functionality, and this adds a common API.
>
> Usage is very simple
> 1. ap_watchdog_get_instance
> 2. set singleton mode (only one child will execute)
> 3. register a callback(s) with desired interval
>
> Module can either use pre-created watchdog instance
> or create it's own in special cases thus creating
> additional thread(s)
>
> For example heartbeat would be by an order of magnitude
> simpler (I took some concepts from it)
> Also I'd love to register the callbacks for balancer
> so transferred method can normalize the load.
>
> Comments?
>
> Regards
> --
> ^(TM)
>

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