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From Bill Stoddard <b...@wstoddard.com>
Subject Re: modproxy load balancer
Date Wed, 25 Jun 2003 17:02:05 GMT
Theo E. Schlossnagle wrote:

> Graham Leggett wrote:
>> George Schlossnagle wrote:
>>> Isn't there ongoing discussion about incorporating mod_backhand into 
>>> mod_proxy for this?
>> This I think would be the quickest solution.
>> Proxy contains a placeholder (which should be replaced with a hook) 
>> that says "I have a list of IP addresses, decide in what order I 
>> should try these addresses here".
>> My understanding of backhand is that it answers the above question - 
>> in theory we could pull the code in by hooking it in.
> mod_backhand can also provide the list of IPs -- in fact, it would be 
> best that way.
I'll start implementing some of the hook calls in mod_proxy. Once I get 
the hooks in place, you should be able to write a backhand load balancer 
module that declares interest in these hooks. Hope to start working on 
the mod_proxy mods within the next few days.


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