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From Jim Jagielski <...@jaguNET.com>
Subject Re: [PATCH ASF bugzilla# 55897]prefork_mpm patch with SO_REUSEPORT support
Date Thu, 06 Mar 2014 13:49:35 GMT
++1.


On Mar 6, 2014, at 3:15 AM, Plüm, Rüdiger, Vodafone Group <ruediger.pluem@vodafone.com>
wrote:

> 
> 
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: William A. Rowe Jr. [mailto:wmrowe@gmail.com]
>> Sent: Donnerstag, 6. März 2014 06:58
>> To: dev@httpd.apache.org
>> Subject: Re: [PATCH ASF bugzilla# 55897]prefork_mpm patch with
>> SO_REUSEPORT support
>> 
>> 
>> If you want to truly re-architect the MPM, by all means, propose it as
>> another MPM module.  If it isn't adopted here, please don't hesitate
>> to offer it to interested users as separate source (although I hope we
>> find a way to adopt it.)
>> 
>> The idea of different MPM's was that they were swappable.  MPM foo
>> isn't MPM bar.  E.g., worker, prefork, event each have their own tree.
>> Likewise, there is nothing stopping us from having 2, or 3 MPM's on
>> Windows, and there is nothing stopping us from stating that there is a
>> prerequisite on a particular MPM of Linux 3.1 kernels or Windows
>> 2008+.
> 
> +1 to a new MPM on trunk. This gives it more time to settle and to stabilize
> without disrupting current stuff. And if it is fast and stable it will certainly
> cause the 'older' MPM to drop in userbase :-).
> IMHO this would even open a path to 2.4.x provided that we do not need any other
> non backportable changes to do this.
> 
> Regards
> 
> Rüdiger
> 


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