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From Eric Covener <cove...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: mod_lbmethod_byrequests required to define a BalancerMember
Date Fri, 28 Dec 2012 16:56:28 GMT
On Fri, Dec 28, 2012 at 11:42 AM, Tim Bannister <isoma@jellybaby.net> wrote:
> On 28 Dec 2012, at 16:11, Eric Covener <covener@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> When defining a balancer, mod_lbmethod_byrequests is always looked up
>> explicitly and used as the initial LB method.
>>
>> I am curious how others feel about this:
>>
>> [ ] document that mod_lbmethod_byrequests needs to be loaded and
>> improve the error
>> [ ] make it work if ProxySet lbmethod=other occurs before BalancerMember
>> [x] make it work if  ProxySet lbmethod=other occurs after BalancerMember
>> [ ] refactor byrequests back into mod_proxy or mod_proxy_balancer so
>> it's always available
>
> …I like that one and would also like the moon on a stick please.
>
> Maybe there could be a very simple lbmethod that isn't byrequests, and is always available?
For example, purely random allocation using a poor quality PRNG?

I considered that, but byrequests has no real dependencies and is
already under 200 lines of physical code.

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