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From Stas Bekman <>
Subject Re: [patch] adding the startup polling functionality
Date Fri, 23 Nov 2001 01:10:20 GMT
Gary Benson wrote:

> We used to use File::Tail to look for the "resuming normal operations" in
> the logfile; I mentioned putting this in httpd-test a while back but it
> was felt to be non-optimal due to the fact that File::Tail is not a
> standard module.

ok, but my patch does this in a portable way.

I'm also thinking to write a new apachectl that will poll untill the 
server is up and only then reports that it's up. The current apachectl 
script is absolutely unreliable. Especially when you 'restart'.

Stas Bekman             JAm_pH      --   Just Another mod_perl Hacker      mod_perl Guide

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