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From Alexei Kosut <>
Subject Re: [PATCH] avoid bflush() when pipelining
Date Sat, 25 Jan 1997 09:54:12 GMT
On Sat, 25 Jan 1997, Dean Gaudet wrote:

> As promised, here's a patch which avoids calling bflush() when the client
> is pipelining requests.  In limited testing it appears to work fine for
> non-pipelined clients, and works as advertised for pipelined clients.
> It reduced a 139 packet exchange to only 40 packets.  The test page was
> a page with <img src=""> for each of the icons in the shipped /icons
> directory.
> This and the previous buff.c patch can easily wait for 1.2b6, it'd be nice
> to have them in for 1.2 however.

Patch looks good. +1. A question, though: I notice a bflush() in
send_fd_length() in http_protocol.c. That looks a bit
suspicious - do we even need it?

Alexei Kosut <>      The Apache HTTP Server

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