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From Simone Caruso <>
Subject Re: module interaction
Date Sun, 27 Mar 2011 01:13:33 GMT
On 27/03/2011 01:04, Ben Noordhuis wrote:
> On Sun, Mar 27, 2011 at 00:23, Simone Caruso<>  wrote:
>> I think provider or apr_optional are what i'm looking for,
>> i read mod_authnz_ldap for a provider sample and mod_ldap for apr_optional,
>> maybe i have understood the logic, but... i don't understand the difference
>> between these two approaches..
>> there is a doc or someone can explain it ?
> Providers are for when you have some common functionality that has
> more than one implementation. Example: a session cache mechanism with
> an in-memory and an on-disk implementation.
> Optional functions let you expose your functions to other modules.
> Example: mod_foo exports a function get_num_processed_requests() that
> mod_bar calls when it generates a status page.
> I wager that optional functions are what you're looking for.
You are right, optional functions are enough to solve my problem...
thanks Ben!

Simone Caruso
IT Consultant

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