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From Paul Querna <p...@querna.org>
Subject Re: Events, Destruction and Locking
Date Tue, 07 Jul 2009 13:39:42 GMT
On Tue, Jul 7, 2009 at 8:39 AM, Graham Leggett<minfrin@sharp.fm> wrote:
> Paul Querna wrote:
>
>> Nah, 90% of what is done in moduels today should be out of process aka
>> in FastCGI.... or another method, but out of process. (regardless of
>> MPM)
>
> You're just moving the problem from one server to another, the problem
> remains unsolved. Whether the code runs within httpd space, or fastcgi
> space, the code still needs to run, and if it's written badly, the code
> will still leak/crash, and you still have to cater for it.

Yes, but in a separate process it has fault isolation.. and we can
restart it when it fails, neither of which are true for modules using
the in-process API directly -- look at the reliability of QMail, or
the newer architecture of Google's Chrome, they are both great
examples of fault isolation.

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