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From d...@ast.cam.ac.uk (David Robinson)
Subject Re: CERTifiable nightmare
Date Tue, 14 Mar 1995 12:06:00 GMT
Rob wrote:
>I just switched off the CERT security patch in apache-pre
>
>It was making my disk grind horribly and slowing responses down by
>~ 30%
>
>Have we decided which 'fix' to use for this problem ?
>The CERT patch is a nightmare for a busy server without
>enormous amount of RAM to *waste*.

There may be a relatively simple solution; most of this memory is going
on static storage to hold 8Kb for every config variable. I think these can
safely be kept at the shorter length. It would probably involve changing quite
a few source files, though.

 David.

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