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From Ben Laurie <...@gonzo.ben.algroup.co.uk>
Subject Re: Configurable nph filenames
Date Thu, 11 Jul 1996 22:07:16 GMT
Robert S. Thau wrote:
> 
>   That probably has to happen anyway coz of resource limitations, anyway.
>   However, the architecture makes it difficult it to limit to one thread without
>   special coding, because, for example, DNS resolving runs in its own thread.
> 
> Actually, I've been thinking lately that the best way to finesse this might
> be to support a "dummy" threads package which, for instance, implemented the
> DNS stuff by directly calling the ordinary C get{host,addr}byname() routines
> (and faking up a suitably small TTL value); it would save an awful lot of
> ugly #ifdefs...

Yeah, that was running through my mind as I typed. I still count that as
"special coding", though.

Cheers,

Ben.

> 
> rst

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