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From Brian Behlendorf <>
Subject Re: worth fixing "read headers forever" issue?
Date Thu, 01 Jan 1998 23:38:09 GMT
At 10:36 PM 12/31/97 -0800, Dean Gaudet wrote:
>Using gperf or other perfect hash generators you could generate a perfect
>hash for url-spaces.  But you're probably also interested in doing this
>for incoming IP addresses to prevent too many simultaneous connections,
>but it should be possible to make the hash table large enough to deal
>with this too.

Ed Korthof did something along the "prevent too many simultaneous
connections from the same IP #" path, back when we were getting
connection-bombed by folks because of a bug in the Windows MSIE 3.0 with
Macromedia Director installed.  Ed, did you ever submit a patch for that?


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