Bug 41953 - pidfile remains when 2nd pass of post-config returns err
Summary: pidfile remains when 2nd pass of post-config returns err
Alias: None
Product: Apache httpd-2
Classification: Unclassified
Component: mpm_winnt (show other bugs)
Version: 2.2.4
Hardware: PC All
: P2 normal (vote)
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Apache HTTPD Bugs Mailing List
Keywords: MassUpdate
Depends on:
Reported: 2007-03-26 15:32 UTC by Eric Covener
Modified: 2018-11-07 21:09 UTC (History)
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Description Eric Covener 2007-03-26 15:32:09 UTC
On windows, when a module returns an error during the second pass of the
post-config hook (in the parent) the parent process exits but does not remove
the PidFile.

I encountered this on a custom module that tries to avoid initializing an
external library in the parent, but I verified it by adding some simple code to
the mod_rewrite post-config to return ISE at different times based on
environment variables (and reading first_time and getenv(AP_PARENT_PID).

I struck out trying to find the source of the stranded pidfile in the mpm.
Comment 1 Takashi Sato 2007-04-02 04:51:10 UTC
I reproduced this problem on Linux (Prefork MPM). 
Comment 2 William A. Rowe Jr. 2018-11-07 21:09:50 UTC
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