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From field...@hyperreal.org
Subject cvs commit: apache-2.0 STATUS
Date Thu, 07 Jan 1999 22:55:44 GMT
fielding    99/01/07 14:55:43

  Modified:    .        STATUS
  Log:
  Add more info on sfio option
  
  Revision  Changes    Path
  1.47      +14 -3     apache-2.0/STATUS
  
  Index: STATUS
  ===================================================================
  RCS file: /home/cvs/apache-2.0/STATUS,v
  retrieving revision 1.46
  retrieving revision 1.47
  diff -u -r1.46 -r1.47
  --- STATUS	1998/12/29 22:21:42	1.46
  +++ STATUS	1999/01/07 22:55:42	1.47
  @@ -1,5 +1,5 @@
   Apache 2.0 STATUS:
  -Last modified at [$Date: 1998/12/29 22:21:42 $]
  +Last modified at [$Date: 1999/01/07 22:55:42 $]
   
   Release:
   
  @@ -151,7 +151,8 @@
               Roy, Lars
           Status: Ken has volunteered.
   
  -      o sfio
  +      o sfio_1998 <http://www.research.att.com/sw/tools/sfio/>
  +
           Dean says it's not threadsafe.  Specifically these need
   	to be fixed:
   	  - sfprints.c has a "static Sfio_t *f" which would need to be
  @@ -169,7 +170,17 @@
   	
   	There could be more... that was just a quick look around.  But
   	the perl folks seem to be using sfio, so they may have already
  -	looked into the threading issues.
  +	looked into the threading issues.  Also, the layering only provides
  +        for four primitives: read, write, seek, except (an exception
  +        mechanism).  I kind of like NSPR's approach which has all the
  +        socket primitives in the list as well.  It's also lacking the
  +        timeout parameters, because it wasn't specifically designed to
  +        deal with sockets like NSPR was.
  +
  +        Roy talked to the authors (Glenn Fowler, David Korn, and
  +        Kiem-Phong Vo) at AT&T Research when he gave an Apache
  +        talk there in October.  We might be able to get one of them
  +        to participate, or at least get answers to tough questions.
   
         o bstdio
           This was written by Chris Provenzano as part of his implementation
  
  
  

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