[PATCH] add documentation about backend naming for VMOD authors

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Mon Nov 2 09:20:36 CET 2015

In message <CABoVN9DKpKip1gh5cavrAx4GRT7vyMMM=CyWAs8SNUhON4_mhw at mail.gmail.com>, Dridi Bouke
lmoune writes:
>>>If both VMODs rely on a vcl_name to name their backends (myvcl.mydir)
>>>then they can't get in this situation. That's my whole point.
>> And in a VCL which uses two different VMODs which create dynamic
>> backends ?
>We can't have two VMOD objects from different VMODs (or even from the
>same VMOD) having the same vcl_name for a given VCL. That's a
>guarantee we get from libvcc.

VCC is not involved in dynamic backends.

As Geoff said, a VMOD can spit out as many backends as it wants...

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