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From "Garey Smiley" <ga...@main.slink.com>
Subject Re: background CGI bug
Date Mon, 06 May 1996 23:28:11 GMT
On Mon, 6 May 96 16:06:45 MDT, Rob Hartill wrote:

>oh what fun.
>
>http://hyperreal.com/httpd/patches/for_Apache_1.1b0/110.buff.patch
>
>is the cause, but that's a 50k patch and as yet I've not been able to
>trace the problem, however I observed the following which might
>trigger a brain cell in somwone out there...
>
>apache is reading and sending the cgi output fine, the child process
>does its stuff and jumps back to its main loop and sits on
>
>   csd = select(listenmaxfd+1, &fds, NULL, NULL, NULL);
>
>for the next connection (the keepalive flag is 0 and the keepalive
>loop is skipped). the child returns to the above line 'instantly'.. no
>noticeable delays.
>
>In the meantime the connection to the client stays open, despite a
>call to bclose(conn_io) which returns with "0" (ok).
>
>So, should "bclose(conn_io)" break the connection with the client?
>I'd think so, but it isn't    :-(

Nice job finding a needle in a haystack.


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