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From Brian McQueen <>
Subject Re: Doing left-over request processing at startup....
Date Tue, 28 Dec 2010 17:07:38 GMT
Put it in a queue and have a separate process work the queue. Don't
try so hard to cram it into the web server.

On 12/28/10, Mike Meyer <> wrote:
> I've got a startup design issue with a proxy module for a proprietary
> protocol.
> Basically, the protocol *requires* that a failed request be reversed -
> even if the client doesn't get told the reversal succeeds. If apache
> crashes holding an unacknowledged reversal request, then the module
> needs to complete the reversal when it starts again. I'd like to do
> this ASAP after a restart - which means at some point during
> initialization rather than waiting for the first request from a
> client.
> Is there some sane place during system initialization to hang this? Or
> should I just punt, and wait for the first client request to come in?
>        Thanks,
>        <mike
> --
> Mike Meyer <>
> Independent Network/Unix/Perforce consultant, email for more information.
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