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From Chuck Murcko <ch...@topsail.org>
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
Chuck Murcko
The Topsail Group, West Chester PA USA
chuck@topsail.org

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