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From Paul Sutton <p...@ukweb.com>
Subject Re: MULTITHREAD and scoreboard (Windows)
Date Wed, 09 Jul 1997 10:29:01 GMT
On Wed, 9 Jul 1997, Ben Laurie wrote:
> Dean Gaudet wrote:
> > On Tue, 8 Jul 1997, Alexei Kosut wrote:
> > > However, unless I'm mistaken, doesn't Apache still fork out
> > > several processes?
> > 
> > You're mistaken.  It creates a bunch of threads within one process.
> 
> Actually he's right, but it doesn't matter. Only the top process actually gets
> any hits (that's MS for you).

Err, I thought only one process got hits because the others are locked out
on start_mutex? The process with start_mutex creates some threads which
handle the requests, then when excess_requests have been processed, the
process dies and another one takes over. 

//pcs


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