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From "Philippe M. Chiasson" <>
Subject [PMX:####] Re: ModPerl::RegistryPrefork => core?
Date Tue, 10 May 2005 04:12:59 GMT
Randy Kobes wrote:
> On Sat, 7 May 2005, Stas Bekman wrote:
>>Based on the input I had it looks that many people rely on
>>registry doing chdir to the script's location. We don't do
>>that in the current registry generation since this is not
>>working under the threaded env and we want things to be
>>working the same everywhere. There was a hope that Arthur
>>Bergman will write the code that will transparently make
>>chdir working under perl threads, but other than an
>>incomplete prototype and the article, we still
>>have nothing to put to use.
>>So it looks like we should provide
>>ModPerl::RegistryPrefork, which will do all the things
>>Apache::Registry was doing. I don't remember if there was
>>something else besides chdir. Any objections?
> I think that's definitely worthwhile - enough people have
> asked for it.

As long as it is nicely documented and doesn't let you run
it accidently in a MPM beside prefork. I think it's worthwile.

>>Not sure what to do about though. should there be
>>PerlRunPrefork too? Most likely this should be the case, right?
> I'd say so, for completness.

Yes, certainly, if you do it for Registry, I'd do it for PerlRun too.

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