apache_child_terminate — Terminate apache process after this request
apache_child_terminate() will register the Apache process executing the current PHP request for termination once execution of PHP code is completed. It may be used to terminate a process after a script with high memory consumption has been run as memory will usually only be freed internally but not given back to the operating system.
Works in the Apache, and FastCGI webservers.
This function has no parameters.
No value is returned.
Note: This function is not implemented on Windows platforms.
exit() - Output a message and terminate the current script
This function is a wrapper for Apache's table_get and table_set. It edits the table of notes that exists during a request. The table's purpose is to allow Apache modules to communicate.
The main use for apache_note() is to pass information from one module to another within the same request.
The name of the note.
The value of the note.
If note_value is omitted or null, it returns the current value of note note_name. Otherwise, it sets the value of note note_name to note_value and returns the previous value of note note_name. If the note cannot be retrieved, false is returned.
note_value is nullable now.
Example #1 Passing information between PHP and Perl
You can also get at the value of the common CGI variables by reading them from the environment, which works whether or not you are using PHP as an Apache module. Use phpinfo() to see a list of all of the available environment variables.