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From Brian Behlendorf <>
Subject Re: keepalive and windoze
Date Wed, 03 Jul 1996 06:53:56 GMT

I linked this document off of the known_bugs page in /docs-new/.  I also
added a comment about mod_auth_msql there.  

Alexei, you might want to see on Organic's win95 box (yes, folks, in a
company with probably 100 CPU's, we have one win95 box :) if MSIE 2.x or
3.x also exhibit this behavior.

Also, apache members might want to consult this document
(, tomorrow after the
to make sure all bugs reported have been fixed; secondly, I noticed there
were some modules in which are
now part of the standard distribution which I have moved to an "old"


On Mon, 1 Jul 1996, Alexei Kosut wrote:
> Good news and good news (of a sort)..
> I was able to snag a Windows 95 machine here at Organic, and tried out
> some things:
> 1) On Netscape 3.0b4, I was able to reproduce the bug, each and every
> time. It's really simple: go to the Network Setup panel. Set it to
> "Connect Every Time" and only let it have 1 connection at once (this may
> not be neccessary, but it's helpeful). Then load an image that's
> kept-alive. Then wait until the connection times out (this depends on the
> server - 10-30 seconds, except for MIIS, which never times out, near as I
> can tell). Then hit reload. It will hang. (actually, once it crashed).
> 2) This happens with all forms of server. Apache 1.1, Netscape 2.0,
> Spyglass 1.2, NCSA 1.5 (although, as stated, I couldn't test MIIS).
> 3) Netscape 3.0b5 does, indeed, *not* have this bug. At least, I couldn't
> get it to perform such. Yipee.
> So, we just put up a note on the web page. Make sure we say that all the
> servers have the bug, it's a Windows bug, and Netscape Navigator 3.0b5
> works around it. That way, no one can yell at us. Yes?
> -- Alexei Kosut <>            The Apache HTTP Server 


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