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Re: php4-apache2



Matthew Palmer <mpalmer@debian.org> writes:

> On Thu, Jan 22, 2004 at 10:24:14AM +0100, Arnaud Vandyck wrote:
>> phpldapadmin and phpwiki were not usable with my modified php4-apache2
>> packages!
>
> If you think the problem lies in phpwiki, by all means file a bug -
> preferably with a patch that doesn't break operation for apache 1.3.

Not at all. I just wanna say that php4-apache2 package that I build is
not working as expected!.. no more. By the way, I did re-install
apache1.3 and phpwiki and everything is fine (maybe a grant problem with
mysql but solved in a second;)

> After talking to Rasmus last week about this very issue (and I was
> originally skeptical of his claims), I believe that it will be *very*
> difficult to get something the size of PHP4 working fully threaded.
> There's just too many third-party libraries of varying quality out
> there that php4 modules might end up using.  I've heard tell that if
> the prefork model in apache2 gets quicker, then that's an option, as
> is doing unpleasant things with large scale mutexes - but they both
> totally ruin any performance gain you might have had by going the
> threaded model.

So you think I'd better try to get php4-apache2 working with
apache2-mpm-prefork and build php4 with apache2-prefork-dev?

> And having put together some threaded code in my younger days, I
> totally agree with Rasmus on his "not smart enough" comment.  Waaaay
> too mind bending, especially once you get into large chunks of other
> people's code.

I don't want to make a flamewar but maybe you can try java ;)

Cheers,

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