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From Chuck Murcko <>
Subject Re: [PATCH] lingering_close performance improvement
Date Wed, 12 Feb 1997 02:06:08 GMT
Roy T. Fielding wrote:
> >I will not object to your committing it, but ask that everyone keep in
> >mind that this may not be what we end up shipping in 1.2 if something
> >better comes up.
> Yes, absolutely -- I just want the testing to be based on what we have now
> instead of what we had last week.
> >What do you think of Dean's suggestion of keeping a history of sockets
> >that are lingering and then just going through them each time through the
> >main loop before we accept a new request?  Assuming, of course, that it
> >can be implemented cleanly which is not necessarily a valid assumption.
> That is basically what RST's multithreaded code does, and I think it is
> a much better idea than what we are currently doing.  I just don't know
> how to do it without introducing multithreading, etc.
True, but this is really the only correct (and nonkludgey) way to deal
with pipelined request errors, isn't it? We'll need this anyway, since I
don't think Henrik's tests ran on really crappy connections.
Chuck Murcko
The Topsail Group, West Chester PA USA

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