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From "Bill Stoddard" <b...@wstoddard.com>
Subject Re: bug in apr_brigade.c
Date Thu, 24 Jan 2002 15:00:16 GMT


> From: "Greg Stein" <gstein@lyra.org>
> Sent: Thursday, January 24, 2002 3:30 AM
>
>
> > On Wed, Jan 23, 2002 at 12:07:33PM -0600, William A. Rowe, Jr. wrote:
> >
> > > 'bucket' is a unit that _may_ be read into memory (although it need not)
> > > while the 'brigade' may obviously be huge.
> >
> > No. A bucket is a unit of data. Totally unrelated to reading into memory.
> >
> > It is *entirely* feasible to create a bucket that represents 20G of data and
> > then shove that out a socket.
>
> Yes, it is feasable.  Is it practical?

Well, yea! Consider a pipe bucket. The pipe is a data source and the network is a data
sink. We already have code in Apache 2.0 to read from a pipe and dump bytes to the
network.

Bill



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