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From Chris 'Xenon' Hanson <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] UDP support for apache
Date Mon, 10 Sep 2007 22:36:59 GMT
Yogsothoth GV wrote:
> Hello,
> Sorry previous email was sent before completion.
> Can I configure Apache to serve webpages using UDP as transport protocol ?

   That's the silliest thing I've ever heard of.

   Why would you want to?

> I see some code in srclib/apr/network_io/unix to send/recv UDP sockets, 
> which makes me think it might support.  If so how would i configure ? I 
> don't see documentation for this.
> I don't even know if these questions make sense, because to serve webpages
> server may force to do have reliability(so only supports TCP).

   Just because there is support for UDP in APR doens't mean Apache uses it. APR is the 
Apache Portable Runtime:

   It could be sued for a lot of things other than Apache itself.

> thanks,
> -GV

      Chris 'Xenon' Hanson | Xenon @ 3D Nature |
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   and run behind the scenes. I set the clouds in motion, turn up light and sound,
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