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From Dean Gaudet <>
Subject Re: [PATCH] Handle timeouts in buffers as well as connection
Date Tue, 22 Apr 1997 02:24:25 GMT
Post-1.2 I want to take Sameer's cgi-buffering patch, and work it so that
it also gives the cgi a SIGPIPE as soon as it knows the client is gone. 
That'll help this situation a bunch. 


On Mon, 21 Apr 1997, Roy T. Fielding wrote:

> >The actual data transfer is not any slower, but Netscape seems to 
> >be reporting it as such. I'm not sure what Netscape bases transfer 
> >rate calculations on. I'm assuming a value in the Content-Length.
> Weird.  One thing I did notice, since Dean's buffering improvements,
> is that a slow CGI script won't send *anything* until it either
> completes or fills an 8KB (IOBUFSIZE) in send_fd.  This is the one
> area that I wouldn't mind a bflush between the header fields and the
> body, but I don't run a site that depends on fast CGI buffering.
> Hmmm, I wonder if your Content-Length just happens to be at the
> 256-257 bytes?
> .....Roy

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