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From "William A. Rowe Jr." <wr...@rowe-clan.net>
Subject Re: mod_slotmem and mod_proxy_balancer/others on win32 (PR52402)
Date Fri, 03 Feb 2012 17:39:25 GMT
On 2/3/2012 4:46 AM, Jim Jagielski wrote:
> 
> On Feb 3, 2012, at 4:25 AM, Mladen Turk wrote:
> 
>> Hi,
>>
>> mod_slotmem cannot work on windows by design.
>>
>> On windows we have two processes so the storage->grab/slotmem_grab
>> will always fail because the inuse flag was already set in the parent,
>> and since this is shared memory child will see it as used.
>> On unixes fork is used so the inuse is set only once.
>>
> 
> I'm trying to understand this... how is this different from any of
> the other mpms which also have at least 2 processes? 

CreateProcess() ... fork()


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