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From "William A. Rowe Jr." <>
Subject Re: modperl and comet?
Date Fri, 16 Apr 2010 21:55:04 GMT
On 4/16/2010 3:37 PM, E R wrote:
> I'm interested in adding a Comet capability to a (rather large)
> mod-perl application.
> To get around XSS limitations, the Comet service will have the same
> host and port as the web service. However, I don't want a large
> mod-perl process tied up performing the Comet service.
> Is there a way that a web request can be passed off to another process
> without tying up the Apache process? For instance, can the Apache
> process pass the file descriptors for the HTTP connection to another
> process which would free itself up for handling the next Apache
> request?

That should become a goal of event mpm, but right now event's only purpose
is to unhook the worker between the requests on keepalive connections.

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