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From Jim Jagielski <>
Subject Re: mod_slotmem and mod_proxy_balancer/others on win32 (PR52402)
Date Fri, 03 Feb 2012 10:46:57 GMT

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? 

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