On Tue, Nov 11, 2008 at 3:42 PM, Adam Prime wrote:
> I'd really love to see a best practices kind of document, or at least a more
> detailed document that described getting the light front / heavy backend
> stuff working. The mp1 guide has a pretty extensive section on the various
> options, but it hasn't been updated to reflect apache2/mp2.


There's not much to update about it, except maybe that worker MPM is
good for the frontend.

> It also doesn't
> address any of the little hoops that need to be jumped through to get all
> the ancillary, but important, bits working. Things like getting backend
> server authentication info logged on the front end server, getting the front
> end remote_ip to the backend server, how to manage configs between the front
> and back end.


"Practical mod_perl" covered at least some of that I think.

> I suppose that arguably this is beyond the scope of mod_perl, but if we're
> constantly going to trot out the idea that you should be running in this
> kind of configuration, we should probably do everything we can to make
> deploying that configuration as painless as possible.


Sounds good to me. If you have any contributions for the docs, send 'em in.

- Perrin