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From Rob McCool <>
Subject Re: (fwd) Re: Apache vs Netscape Commerce Server
Date Wed, 22 May 1996 21:10:35 GMT
sameer wrote:
> > As I understand it, under NS 1.x, which he's running because 2.0
> > isn't on BSDI yet, the min and max process settings very similarly
> > to the way they behave on Apache. The server starts 16 processes and
> > spawns up to 16 more as they're needed.
>         That's not the way apache works.

Oh. Well, it was the last time I looked (which was a long time ago). 

So the way Apache works now is that it starts with StartServers
processes, will allow growth only up to a total of MaxClients, with a
number of spares between MinSpareServers and MaxSpareServers. Right?

Seems like a more intuitive model from a configuration standpoint.
Rob McCool,
Stunt Programmer, Netscape Communications Corporation
It was working ten minutes ago, I swear...

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