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From Ben Laurie <...@gonzo.ben.algroup.co.uk>
Subject Re: WWW Form Bug Report: "Hard-coded 150 connection limit not documented " on FreeBSD (fwd)
Date Mon, 14 Oct 1996 08:56:54 GMT
Rob Hartill wrote:
> 
> 
> This has become a frequent complaint/request.

I haven't quite understood why this limit is hard? Is there any reason not to
make it soft?

Cheers,

Ben.

> 
> ----- Forwarded message from marcs@worldgate.com -----
> 
> Message-Id: <199610132252.PAA14055@taz.hyperreal.com>
> From: marcs@worldgate.com
> To: apache-bugs%apache.org@organic.com
> Date: Sun Oct 13 15:52:50 1996
> Subject: WWW Form Bug Report: "Hard-coded 150 connection limit not documented " on FreeBSD
> 
> Submitter: marcs@worldgate.com
> Operating system: FreeBSD, version: 2.1.5
> Version of Apache Used: 1.1.1
> Extra Modules used: 
> URL exhibiting problem: 
> 
> Symptoms:
> --
> The hard-coded limit of 150 connections defined
> in the HARD_SERVER_LIMIT in httpd.h and used
> in http_core.c is not documented anywhere I could
> find.  If you define MaxClients to something
> over 150 in your config file, it just silently
> uses 150.  I have no problems with a default 
> limit or having to recompile to change it,
> but please make apache whine then use
> HARD_SERVER_LIMIT instead of just using it without
> whining.
> 
> While anyone running a web server with that many
> connections should be able to fix this themself
> easily enough, you have to know it is there.  It
> took us a couple of days to start wondering why
> we were seeing exactly 150 connections a lot of
> the time.
> 
> --
> 
> Backtrace:
> --
> 
> --
> 
> ----- End of forwarded message from marcs@worldgate.com -----
> 
> -- 
> Rob Hartill (robh@imdb.com)    
> http://www.imdb.com/  ... why wait for a clear night to see the stars?.

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