in reply to Mail::IMAPTalk and mod_perl

You have:

if ( ! exists $our_cache_imap_object ) {

there. exists checks if a hask or array element does exist. You should rather check whether the object is defined, e.g.:

if ( ! defined $our_cache_imap_object ) {

Mail::IMAPTalk's constructor supports being passed a reference to a Socket. You can do some magic with that. You might want to take a look at Socket::PassAccessRights, which you could use to pass sockets to an external daemon, which would ensure that the connection is not lost and get the sockets back agian.

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Re^2: Mail::IMAPTalk and mod_perl
by avo (Pilgrim) on Aug 19, 2008 at 08:06 UTC
    Sorry, copy - paste mistake... I was just making a small example of what the real program does. The real program keeps the objects into a hash. In other words $our_cache_imap_object is actually $our_cache_imap_object{$login$userid}. When copying and pasting I never read carefully what I am publishing. The case is checking for defined actually. Do you know whether I can somehow open a shared (per module) socket upon loading of the module by Apache in mod_perl environment?