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From Mladen Turk <>
Subject Re: Creating a new thread inside a module
Date Tue, 30 Jun 2009 05:09:31 GMT
William A. Rowe, Jr. wrote:
>> However it requires to be statically compiled so it
>> can survive the child death.
> *That's* the reason for static?!?   See mod_aspdotnet and several
> others for how to pin a particular .so module for the lifetime of
> the process, instead of per-restart.

Why can't we make some simpler API for such modules instead
hacking the current one when it is obvious that there are
modules that cannot survive the graceful restart?

> No modules in trunk should require static compilation, period.

There is a difference between should and must, but seems
to me there's no decent API for that.


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