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From "Philippe M. Chiasson" <go...@ectoplasm.org>
Subject Re: Startup Slow with DSO mod_perl
Date Wed, 08 Apr 2009 05:49:49 GMT
On 8/4/09 01:05, David E. Wheeler wrote:
> On Apr 7, 2009, at 8:15 PM, Adam Prime wrote:
> 
>>> What's a "restart on start"?
>>
>> According to the guide, it did it in apache 1.3 too.
>>
>> http://perl.apache.org/docs/1.0/guide/config.html#Apache_Restarts_Twice_On_Start
> 
> Oh, right, I remember that. But it says that the modules loaded via  
> PerlModule (as Bricolage is loaded) do *not* get compiled twice.

Except in the case of DSOs, where the whole .so gets unloaded/loaded, so
libperl/Perl goes away with it.

This is a flaw in the documentation, I suspect. Keep in mind that most
mod_perl 1.x users use static compilation, so the DSO case is not very
common.

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