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From Rob Hartill <>
Subject Re: [PATCH] scan_script_header_err fails to kill timeout on error
Date Tue, 04 Feb 1997 13:55:50 GMT
On Tue, 4 Feb 1997, Roy T. Fielding wrote:

> This is a simple bug fix, probably unrelated to the CGI script problems.

talking of which. It sounds a bit like the problem we had back in the
summer with CGI that forked a child to continue working and parent
returning fast response to the client. I forget what the cure to that one
was but I remember adding a "close" to the http_main's main loop. The close
was wrong but I think it gave enough of a clue for someone to find
the real cause. If someone wants to trawl the archives, it would have
been before Aug 1st.

There's been a lot of work recently in http_main.c 

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