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From Stas Bekman <>
Subject Re: per-server cleanups core dump? geoff?
Date Tue, 30 Nov 2004 17:15:07 GMT
Geoffrey Young wrote:
>>So your goal is to be able to register some callback to run when the
>>server restarts and not on every child_exit call.
> yup.  at least if we want to offer the same functionality that mp1 offered.

we also will probably need to implement that pool hack to give the tools 
to deal with Starting/Restarting.

> but now that I'm thinking about it, the interpreter is fully destroyed on
> restarts, right?  that is, a PerlModule will fully load a module both on
> start _and_ on restart.  this wasn't true on static builds in mp1, which is
> why it was necessary to schedule code callbacks at restart.
> for instance, a restart callback could clear a cache or update a global
> httpd.conf mtime.  but if PerlModule re-executes module init code on restart
> then that could be the mechansim.  we just couldn't rely on that in mp1 so
> we had to use a per-server cleanup.

You mean we don't need to do anything special? Or what do you exactly 
suggest that we provide?

>>I'll handle that, I just want to understand what exactly I need to solve
>>and get your feedback on it while I move on with it.
> sure.  and thanks for doing all that you are.  you make the world a better
> place :)

thanks :)

Stas Bekman            JAm_pH ------> Just Another mod_perl Hacker     mod_perl Guide --->

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