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From Rob Hartill <hart...@hyperreal.com>
Subject bug with 0.8.14 and send_fd timeout/Timeout directive (fwd)
Date Fri, 13 Oct 1995 16:13:14 GMT

Ack sent.


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> 0.8.x doesn't behave as 0.8.x and NCSA with respect to the
> httpd.conf Timeout directive. It is using it as a maximum
> transfer time - because the timeout is only set once and not
> per read.
> 
> Fix: <URL:http://http.demon.net/~jrg/timeout-patch.txt>
> 
> Tested against slow links and large files - it definitely
> allows a large (3.8MB) file to be downloaded over a slowish
> (64k) line.

I'd suggest we add a new Timeout config setting for partial read/writes.
That setting would be *much* shorter than "Timeout".


rob

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