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From Ben Laurie <>
Subject Re: Fwd> Re: resend: apache diffs
Date Sun, 15 Dec 1996 07:34:18 GMT
Howard Fear wrote:
> Coincidence?  After the brief discussion on new-httpd, someone
> posted to the gnu win32 list that he was porting apache using 
> the new win32 beta.  He has it working in single process mode (-X),
> but has run into the following for a full implementation.  Since I
> know nothing about NT, I thought I'd forward it to see if any of
> y'all have ideas.
> ------- Forwarded Message from
> I get stuck two places:
> 	-first of all when accessing the scoreboard file there's a
> 	 sharing violation error that is erroneously reported ( and
> 	 the write/read pass through) that set the errno.
> 	 The errno is not cleared when the child tries to select a socket
> 	 and this gives you a looping print in the error_log
> 	-second, also if you hard wired the errno to EINTR, the select
> 	 simply don't work, loops forever and sucks all the cpu
> 	-third (I've forgot) also if you put a sleep in the select cycle,
> 	 it don't work.
> Someone wrote on this list that's probably because there'e no means in NT
> to make different processes select on the same sockets.

That's true. As I'm sure I've mentioned before, I've got a working version on
NT of RST's 2.0 candidate.



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