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From Ben Laurie <...@gonzo.ben.algroup.co.uk>
Subject Re: IRIX and FIN_WAIT_2 timeouts
Date Fri, 31 Jan 1997 13:51:52 GMT
Jim Jagielski wrote:
> 
> 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??

Yeah, but I thought we'd fixed it all in the last beta? Am I wrong?

Cheers,

Ben.

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