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From ras...@lerdorf.on.ca (Rasmus Lerdorf)
Subject Re: infoworld review
Date Wed, 09 Jul 1997 23:29:23 GMT
> Regarding what came out of the discussion on linux-kernel about this: we
> should be using mmap().  I don't know how FreeBSD handles mmap(), but
> linux at least, according to the kernel goons, will always win with an
> mmap(), no matter the file size. 

I have seen real-world proof of this one.  A number of sites out there
have reported to me that adding mod_php and having all .html files passed
through mod_php's parser actually sped up their server.  I can only
attribute this to the fact that mod_php mmap's the entire file.

-Rasmus


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