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From Jim Jagielski <>
Subject Re: svn commit: r1387603 - /httpd/httpd/trunk/modules/proxy/mod_proxy.c
Date Wed, 19 Sep 2012 16:27:24 GMT
Yeah, ever since we started moving many of these params to
shared memory, this has been broken. As such, even without
the persist, using the balancer-manager to change params
causes some unknown and un-seen interactions.

I propose that we close this bug in 2.4.x.

On Sep 19, 2012, at 11:45 AM, Jim Jagielski <> wrote:

> The issue is that muddies the waters as far as "whose balancer
> is this"... For example, let's assume you define balancer://foo
> at the top level and it is inherited by vhost1 and vhost2.
> If you change a balancer setting in vhost1, should that change
> be automatically made to the one in vhost2? Or is it specific
> to vhost1?
> Personally, I feel that the inheritance is majorly wrong and a
> major bug. Now that we are allowing realtime changes to these
> params, we need to restrict them to per-server, which means
> no inheritance.
> On Sep 19, 2012, at 10:45 AM, Tom Evans <> wrote:
>> On Wed, Sep 19, 2012 at 3:34 PM, Jim Jagielski <> wrote:
>>> I cannot think of one good reason why we've been doing the below...
>>> I any case, I think vhosts inheriting these structs is a pretty
>>> nasty bug, as well as memory hog...
>> Hi Jim
>> Is one possible use case for this defining balancers outside of
>> vhosts, and then using them in multiple vhosts? (Personally, I hate
>> this feature, it clutters up unrelated balancer sets on
>> balancer-manager).
>> Cheers
>> Tom

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