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[nycphp-talk] What breaks in 4.3?

David Sklar sklar at sklar.com
Thu Feb 6 12:44:32 EST 2003


http://www.php.net/manual/en/install.apache2.php says that you can use
multithreaded MPMs with PHP. PHP's core is thread-safe, but I think you may
run into extensions that are not thread-safe.

-dave

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ophir Prusak [mailto:ophir at prusak.com]
> Sent: Thursday, February 06, 2003 12:10 PM
> To: NYPHP Talk
> Subject: Re: [nycphp-talk] What breaks in 4.3?
>
>
> I was thinking of installing apache2.0 + php on a heavily loaded machine
> because of apache 2.0's multi-threaded option.
> Specifically, it's running out of memory.
>
> The info at http://dan.drydog.com/apache2php.html specifically
> says ONLY to
> use the prefork MPM with PHP.
> Anyone know where I can find more info on this ?
>
>  Multi-Processing Module (MPM)
> This handles multiple web server requests. Apache 2 has various
> MPM flavors,
> including multi-threading. For now, on Linux (and even UNIX), only use the
> (default) prefork module. This is done at compile time. Other MPM modules
> break PHP and other modules. Also Linux 2.4 doesn't handle threads
> efficiently (wait until Linux 2.6).
>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Hans Zaunere" <zaunere at yahoo.com>
> To: "NYPHP Talk" <talk at nyphp.org>
> Sent: Thursday, February 06, 2003 11:37 AM
> Subject: Re: [nycphp-talk] What breaks in 4.3?
>
>
> >
> > I just came across this on an apache list as well:
> >
> > > There exist instructions that describe how to install Apache
> 2 and PHP:
> > > http://dan.drydog.com/apache2php.html
> > >
> > > Of course, you will need to check out known issues, for instance this
> bug:
> > > http://bugs.php.net/bug.php?id=21634
> >
> > Hope it's of use,
> >
> > H
> >
> >
> > --- Tracy <tech_learner at yahoo.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > HI,
> > > i upgraded to 4.3 but as i more of a beginner i cant report
> of any bug,
> but
> > > one thing i'd like help on is i wasnt able to run a test script in the
> > > background as the examples suggested. did any one try it ?
> > > Tracy
> >
> > --- evan heller <evan.heller at alum.rpi.edu> wrote:
> > > When I upgraded I noticed on
> > > windows that the
> > > file() function no longer writes to the hard disk
> > > in windows. This worked in 4.2.3 last i checked.
> > >
> > > -Evan
> > >
> > > Adam Fields wrote:
> > > >
> > > > On Thu, Jan 30, 2003 at 11:56:28AM -0500, Adam Fields wrote:
> > > > > I'm planning on upgrading from 4.1 to 4.3. I've heard some reports
> > > > > that some things break in 4.3, but no specifics.
> > > > >
> > > > > What should I be on the lookout for?
> > > >
> > > > I posted this message a few days ago, but no response.
> > > >
> > > > Has anyone here upgraded to 4.3? Did it work well for you?
> > > >
> > > > --
> > > > - Adam
> > > >
> >
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