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Re: php4-apache2

Matthew Palmer <mpalmer@debian.org> writes:

> On Sat, Jan 24, 2004 at 02:36:24PM +0100, Arnaud Vandyck wrote:
>> > 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.
>> So you think I'd better try to get php4-apache2 working with
>> apache2-mpm-prefork and build php4 with apache2-prefork-dev?
> It'd certainly be a better bet than hoping that php4 becomes fully
> thread-safe any time soon.
>> > 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 ;)
> Does Java handle the details of mutexing and synchronisation?  If so, then
> you're not writing multi-threaded code in the same sense - and
> multi-threaded Java apps would be pretty simple.  Perhaps you can convince
> Apache and PHP to rewrite everything in Java.  <grin>

I don't know the details ;) but for a web server in java, you can see
Tomcat (from Apache) ;)

 : :' :rnaud
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