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From Joe Orton <>
Subject Re: mutex method configuration cleanup for 2.4
Date Thu, 19 Nov 2009 16:09:52 GMT
On Thu, Nov 19, 2009 at 06:47:56AM -0500, Jeff Trawick wrote:
> I envisioned the conf (perhaps a vendor conf) declaring something like
> MutexDir logs
> or
> MutexDir /var/apache2/2.2/locks
> The admin can then adjust the mutex methods as necessary and not worry
> about paths to locks.  Or change MutexDir as necessary and not affect
> the mutex methods at all.  MutexDir can be used as a preventative
> measure even if no file-based mutexes are currently configured.
> With the single directive solution, I don't see a way to declare "if
> lock files must be used, put them here."

I guess that makes sense.  I didn't see any need to configure that 
separately; i.e. in a vendor build having the locks dir default to 
DEFAULT_REL_RUNTIMEDIR would be sufficient.   Joe

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