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From Jim Jagielski <>
Subject Re: mod_proxy / mod_proxy_balancer
Date Tue, 05 May 2009 16:47:15 GMT

On May 5, 2009, at 12:07 PM, jean-frederic clere wrote:

> Jim Jagielski wrote:
>> On May 5, 2009, at 11:13 AM, jean-frederic clere wrote:
>>> I am trying to get the worker->id and the scoreboard associated  
>>> logic moved in the reset() when using a balancer, those workers  
>>> need a different handling if we want to have a shared information  
>>> area for them.
>> The thing is that those workers are not really handled
>> by the balancer itself (nor should be), so the reset() shouldn;'t
>> apply. IMO, mod_proxy inits the generic forward/reverse workers
>> and m_p_b should handle the balancer-related ones.
> Ok by running first the m_p_b child_init() the worker is initialised  
> by the m_p_b logic and mod_proxy won't change it later.
>> And those
>> are the only one that have lbmethods associated with them
>> and use (or will use :) ) reset().
> There is always a lbmethod associated to a balancer (for the moment  
> byrequests) so we should be able to have the worker belonging to a  
> balancer initialised there and the shared information also created/ 
> initialized there too.

But the forward and default reverse workers are not associated with
any balancer and remain in conf->workers and not copied to conf- 

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