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From Jim Jagielski <...@jaguNET.com>
Subject Re: Rephrasing " worker already used"
Date Tue, 10 Aug 2010 17:55:55 GMT

On Aug 5, 2010, at 7:32 AM, Plüm, Rüdiger, VF-Group wrote:

> 
> 
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Rainer Jung 
>> Sent: Donnerstag, 5. August 2010 13:14
>> To: dev@httpd.apache.org
>> Subject: Rephrasing " worker already used"
>> 
>> The message "worker ... already used by another worker" seems 
>> to not say 
>> what's actually happening.
>> 
>> Situation:
>> 
>> ProxyPass /X http://a.b.c.d/A
>> ProxyPass /Y http://a.b.c.d/AB
>> 
>> Wouldn't a message
>> 
>> worker "http://a.b.c.d/A" will also be used for URL "/Y"
>> 
>> be more correct?
>> 
>> In addition: we do overwrite the worker config (additional 
>> attributes) 
>> when parsing the second ProxyPass. Should we add a message
>> 
>> Merging configuration for worker "http://a.b.c.d/A"
> 
> Actually it doesn't merge the configuration. For some parameters like
> timeout they get overwritten with the defaults if not configured again in the
> ProxyPass directive. So
> 
> ProxyPass /X http://a.b.c.d/A timeout=5
> ProxyPass /Y http://a.b.c.d/AB
> 
> Will result in a worker http://a.b.c.d/A with timeout set to the default value
> (ProxyTimeout / Timeout).
> 

The question is whether this should be expected... I feel that
the docs could be clearer that in many cases, we are looking
at prefixes, and not distinct entities.


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