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From Daniel Gruno <humbed...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Lua coroutines
Date Sun, 27 Sep 2015 07:28:16 GMT
Not to mention that should we opt for the Lua coroutines, this would 
also indirectly mean it would be possible to dynamically alter the HTTP 
process using custom scripts, which could be very interesting :) sort of 
like mod_lua on steroids ;). Other ways this could be used would be unit 
testing, where you could inject things into every crevice of httpd 
dynamically without having to recompile when you change the test.

With regards,
Daniel.

On 2015-09-26 19:10, Jim Jagielski wrote:
> I've been keen on libmill, which provides a golang-like
> goroutine library. It seems that such functionality would
> be cool for httpd
>
> Then I started thinking: Lua also has a great coroutine impl
> and it is also MIT licensed and might be easier to fold
> into httpd. Anyone ever look at that? Having something like
> ap_routine() would be awful cool. We already have some Lua
> expertise here and being able to use native coroutines in httpd
> itself would be very neat, esp for 2.6/3.0


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