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From Paul Richards <>
Subject Re: Threading and heritage OSs
Date Thu, 08 Aug 1996 00:15:54 GMT
Jim Jagielski <> writes:

> I very much doubt if all the systems that are currently running Apache are
> state-of-the-art implementations. The internet being what it is, there are
> MANY older, heritage systems being used and right now, and Apache seems to be
> working quite nicely on them. I would guess that a very good percentage of
> them do NOT have kernel threading or any threading capability at all.
> Maybe even the majority. The attitude "well, MY system does" seems
> unwarrented. Why not focus on one UNIX flavor and be done with it? It
> would REALLY make porting easy :)

You're way off the mark of what I'm saying here. I'm 100% in favour of
making Apache work on as many platforms as possible but we don't need
to include all this extra baggage for those OS's that don't need it.

  Paul Richards. Originative Solutions Ltd.  (Netcraft Ltd. contractor)
  Elsevier Science TIS online journal project.
  Phone: 0370 462071 (Mobile), +44 (0)1865 843155

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