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From Perrin Harkins <phark...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: modperl and comet?
Date Fri, 16 Apr 2010 22:07:21 GMT
On Fri, Apr 16, 2010 at 4:37 PM, E R <pc88mxer@gmail.com> wrote:
> 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?

It's possible to pass off file descriptors, but then how would you
send more data to the client?

My suggestion would be to write a module for whatever frontend server
you use that holds the connection open and polls mod_perl (or a file
or database or something that mod_perl writes to).

- Perrin

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