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From Nick Kew <>
Subject Re: Making the ssl expr parser thread safe
Date Wed, 29 Sep 2010 14:05:30 GMT
On Wed, 29 Sep 2010 12:55:36 +0200
Stefan Fritsch <> wrote:

> Hi,
> while looking if it would be possible to make an authz provider out of 
> SSLRequire, I noticed that the ssl expression parser isn't even thread 
> safe.

It's been sitting in my to-do list to review mod_ssl's expression
parser, and see if we can't substitute ap_expr - with updates to
the latter if necessary.

Any thoughts on whether that would work based on your look at it?

> Is there anyone with yacc/bison/flex know how who wants to look at it?
> Or do I just commit it? It compiles and passes the test suite.

Not reviewed, but if you're happy with it, it should be fine for trunk
and presumably won't prejudice a possible switch to ap_expr one way or

Nick Kew

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