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From Ben Laurie <>
Subject Re: [STATUS] 1.3b3-dev Sun Nov 16 10:07:28 EST 1997
Date Sun, 16 Nov 1997 21:00:11 GMT
Martin Kraemer wrote:
> On Sun, Nov 16, 1997 at 10:17:05AM -0500, Jim Jagielski wrote:
> > Very, very close... At present, it looks like the
> > only thing is the ``spaces in NT argv'' problem.
> > Paul has a suggested patch, which Ben agrees with,
> > but Ben points out that a more general solution
> > is needed. He will try to work one out. We'll hold
> > off on 1.3b3 until Ben decides.
> > ==================================================
> One thing I noticed this weekend -- didn't try to nail it down yet though --
> When the server is started with the "-X" switch, it sometimes locks up
> after serving a cpuople of documents. I mean, it still listens on ots port,
> but it doesn't read (and answer) any requests any more. And it does this
> before its max number of requests is reached.
> I observed this behavior both on Linux and on SVR4.
> Can anyone else reproduce this?
> At the moment of the lockup, I see three httpd's, one is blocked in
> read(4,..), when I try to attach strace to the others nothing is
> printed -- (not in a sys call?!)

Eh? Two things:

1. With -X there should be no more than one httpd.

2. Because there is only one, there can be some pretty long delays when
trying to serve multiple connections - you have to wait for the first
one's keepalive to time out...



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