[mod_python] Re: error message when mutexes cannot be created

Gregory (Grisha) Trubetskoy grisha at modpython.org
Mon May 17 13:06:45 EDT 2004

On Mon, 17 May 2004, David Fraser wrote:

> When restarting, I sometimes get the following error:
> Starting httpd: (98)Address already in use: make_sock: could not bind to
> address [::]:443
> no listening sockets available, shutting down
> Unable to open logs
>                                                            [FAILED]
> It seems that if this happens, Apache shuts down, but the mod_python
> mutexes have already been allocated and they aren't deallocated...
> Is there a way to detect a configuration error that prevents full start
> up and release the mutexes?

Hmm... This would qualify as a bug, though I'm not clear whether this is a
problem with mod_python, or rather Apache itself for not giving mod_python
an opportunity cleanup mutexes.

What version of Apache/Python/MP/OS is this?


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