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From Yann Ylavic <>
Subject Re: svn commit: r1783755 - /httpd/httpd/trunk/server/mpm/event/event.c
Date Mon, 20 Feb 2017 21:48:02 GMT
On Mon, Feb 20, 2017 at 9:54 PM, Ruediger Pluem <> wrote:
> On 02/20/2017 02:38 PM, wrote:
>> Author: ylavic
>> Date: Mon Feb 20 13:38:03 2017
>> New Revision: 1783755
>> URL:
>> Log:
>> mpm_event: use a mutex for ptrans' allocator to be safe with concurrent
>> creation and destruction of its subpools, like with mod_http2.
> Hm, doesn't that impact performance too much in the HTTP/1.1 case? It requires the mutex
to be hold not only during
> creation / destruction of subpools, but also for all apr_palloc calls that require the
allocator to provide memory to
> the pool. I guess there will be no contention in these cases as only one thread will
be using the pool, but still the
> lock needs to be made.

Yes, quite possibly, I didn't try to measure it actually.

The hard thing is that at the time ptrans is created, we don't know
how it will be used.
Maybe we could differ apr_allocator_mutex_set() at a later time, e.g.
{pre,process}_connection hook?


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