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From Jeff Trawick <>
Subject Re: Solving util_mutex pain?
Date Tue, 04 May 2010 20:14:15 GMT
On Tue, May 4, 2010 at 4:04 PM, Jeff Trawick <> wrote:
> On Tue, May 4, 2010 at 4:00 PM, Jeff Trawick <> wrote:
>> On Tue, May 4, 2010 at 3:16 PM, William A. Rowe Jr. <> wrote:

>>>  The solution, I believe, is to provide the mutex
>>> directive for all developers to use, and simply not adopt it within httpd itself
>>> until our jump to 2.4 happens.
> If mod_mutex gets added to 2.2, I'd suggest a nuance to this "not adopt" stance:
> If the httpd-bundled module currently has no mutex configuration and
> it is necessary to solve some operational problem, go ahead and use
> the mod_mutex feature.  But for mod_ssl and others that already
> provide configuration, leave it as-is.

suggestion withdrawn as it would be a required migration step for
users of the module, even if they don't have a mutex configuration
requirement (stepping away from the computer now)

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