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From Eric Covener <cove...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: mod_proxy: Allow for setting of sticky session split char...
Date Wed, 05 Dec 2012 20:11:53 GMT
On Wed, Dec 5, 2012 at 2:09 PM, InuSasha <inu@inusasha.de> wrote:
> Hi Developers,
> Hi Stefan,
>
> i have read in the 2.4.x status file.
>>     sf: doesn't the new element in proxy_balancer_shared need to be at the
>>        end of the struct? (druggeri agrees)
>
> But i do not understand the problem, why the new element needs at the end of
> the struct.
> Can you (or anyone else), why?
>
> I don't want make the same mistake, later again.

If a module is compiled against the old structure (and the structure
is not allocated by the caller) they can use their existing offsets
and "ignore" the newly defined fields.    If they're in the middle,
they invalidate the later offsets.

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