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From Rob Hartill <>
Subject Re: Patches for Apache
Date Tue, 19 Nov 1996 23:38:28 GMT


I'll forward this mail to the developers list to see if there's interest
in this idea. If there is someone will let you know what to do next.


David H. Bennett wrote:
>I have just completed patch for Apache 1.1.1 that allows cgi's with
>text/xxx content to be line buffered and flushed on empty lines.
>This allows your cgi scripts to periodically send a newline (after
>the content header) to the output to check to see if the client
>connection is still open and abort the CGI script if it is closed
>via the cgiAbort libraries at:
>This works excellent for terminating background SQL processes
>running for clients who are no longer there.
>My question is,  What is the formal process for submitting a patch
>so that this can be rolled into the next version?
>David Bennett, Bensoft

Rob Hartill.       Internet Movie Database Ltd.  

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