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From Ruediger Pluem <>
Subject Re: Hook sorting wrong during startup
Date Wed, 03 Nov 2010 07:26:54 GMT

On 11/03/2010 12:41 AM, Stefan Fritsch wrote:
> Hi,
> while working on ap_expr, I stumbled on the hook sorting being wrong 
> while the config is processed. There is an entry in STATUS about it 
> and I think I have found the reason. In main.c, there is the following 
> calling order:
> 	ap_read_config(): loads the modules (through EXEC_ON_READ) and
> 	calls the modules' register_hooks functions. Also explicitly
> 	registers a hook through init_config_globals/ap_init_vhost_config.
> 	ap_run_pre_config(): Uses wrong hook order.
> 	ap_process_config_tree()
> 	ap_fixup_virtual_hosts()
> 	ap_fini_vhost_config()
> 	apr_hook_sort_all(): This is too late.
> I think apr_hook_sort_all() should be called right after 
> ap_read_config() before ap_run_pre_config(). Is it really that simple 
> or am I missing something?

I guess the question is if we clean up the hook list after ap_run_pre_config()
and call the modules register_hooks function again somewhere in


If yes I guess we need to copy the sort call up otherwise a move seems to be ok.



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