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From Jeff Trawick <traw...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Does mod_perl/mod_??? need a hook called when a request/conn leaves the original worker thread?
Date Tue, 26 Nov 2013 14:01:58 GMT
On Tue, Nov 26, 2013 at 8:55 AM, Graham Leggett <minfrin@sharp.fm> wrote:

> On 26 Nov 2013, at 3:51 PM, Jeff Trawick <trawick@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > As it turns out (or, why didn't I refresh my understanding before), the
> MPM only knows about the conn_rec.
> >
> > * It could do extra work to learn about the request in order to pass the
> request to the new hook.
> > * It could avoid that extra work for configurations that don't have a
> module that implements the hook.
> >
> > I'm leaning towards not having the MPM bother with any of that.  Such
> magic is well within the scope of a module that cares about detaching from
> the thread anyway.
>
> It would be nice if there was a clean and consistent way for
> c->output_filters to become r->output_filters, and when the request is
> cleaned up for the c->output_filters to be reverted back to what it was
> before.
>
> This way content and resource filters could take advantage of write
> completion in future.
>

Interesting...  I don't know exactly what "clean ... way" will mean in this
context, but I can look at early-request-hook+request-pool-cleanup
processing to let the MPM track the current r for a connection.


>
> Regards,
> Graham
> --
>
>


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