Bug#634242: [apache2-mpm-prefork] please clarify description ("pre-forking")
The prefork MPM is described this way:
The prefork MPM provides a non-threaded, pre-forking implementation
that handles requests in a manner similar to Apache 1.3.
To me that's not so clear. "prefork" may be a good system name, but
"pre-forking" is not very explicit to me. Furthermore, telling me that
it handles requests in a manner similar to Apache 1.3 really doesn't
help me (I reckon a few people probably know what that means). I would
The prefork MPM provides a non-threaded implementation that forks new
processes in advance, before the arrival of the requests they will handle.
A link to http://httpd.apache.org/docs/2.2/mod/prefork.html or
http://httpd.apache.org/docs/2.2/mpm.html may be a good idea.