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From Jim Jagielski <...@jaguNET.com>
Subject Re: IRIX and FIN_WAIT_2 timeouts
Date Fri, 31 Jan 1997 14:37:46 GMT
Ben Laurie wrote:
> 
> Andrew Wilson wrote:
> > 
> > Jim Jagielski:
> > > 
> > 
> > [ irix tcp/ip upgrade... ]
> > 
> > > Boy this doesn't feel right.... Something in Apache causing people
> > > to add patches to their TCP/IP implementations which can arguably
> > > be said to violate the RFC.
> > > 
> > > Something tells me if we weren't #1 and had the muscle, and we had
> > > this problem, that we'd find some other way to fix it...
> > 
> > Mmm, is Apache in the wrong in this case?
> 
> I don't think so, but if SGI are saying that this problem occurs with Apache
> but not with other webservers then we ought to do something about it!
> 
> The FIN_WAIT_2 is a generic problem, but Apache was causing more of them than
> it needed to, as far as I can work out. But we think we've fixed that, don't
> we?
> 

If OS vendors keep on hacking their stacks we'll never know...

Note that this never came up before 1.2 and lingering_close... Coincidence??

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