Subject: Re: apache2 threads
To: Johnny C. Lam <>
From: John Nemeth <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 09/14/2005 21:14:35
On Feb 4,  9:45pm, "Johnny C. Lam" wrote:
} On Wed, Sep 14, 2005 at 02:52:42PM -0400, matthew sporleder wrote:
} > Why does pkgsrc apache2 only allow the prefork model?
} The apache2/Makefile documents APACHE_MPM, which can be set to "prefork"
} (default) or "worker", which is the multi-process, threaded server.
} However, I note that on NetBSD-2.0 with an older version of apache2,
} using "worker" caused the httpd process to hang occasionally.  You
} may have better luck with the more recent versions of apache2.

     You would probably also have better luck with -current or NetBSD
3.0, since those have native threads.  NetBSD 2.0 would have had to use

}-- End of excerpt from "Johnny C. Lam"