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From Jim Jagielski <>
Subject Re: Apache 1.2b7-dev performance
Date Fri, 07 Feb 1997 11:46:36 GMT
Ed Korthof wrote:
> I tried compiling with the NO_LINGCLOSE option and sure enough, Apache
> 1.2b7-dev (with Deans' patches + my mod_include patch) performed as well as
> Apache 1.1.3.
> I'd like to add a section to the documentation on improving performance,
> describing lingering_close, why we've added it, and the possibility that using
> NO_LINGCLOSE will substantially increase web server performance.  Under certain
> rather specific conditions, it appears that the increase in capacity might be
> as high as 50%; a more normal improvement is around 10-20%.

NO_LINGCLOSE not only improves performance on many systems but,
of course, actually allows them to work :-)

+1 on any docs change that doesn't make using NO_LINGCLOSE tantamount
to killing baby seals.

      Jim Jagielski            |       jaguNET Access Services           |
                  "Not the Craw... the CRAW!"

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