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From Marc Slemko <>
Subject Re: pass off sending to select loop?
Date Mon, 05 Jan 1998 16:10:45 GMT
On Mon, 5 Jan 1998, Jim Jagielski wrote:

> Marc Slemko wrote:
> > 
> > Has anyone looked at passing off connections to a seperate process via
> > descriptor passing, then that processes multiplexes sending for however
> > many descriptors you want?
> > 
> I think NCSA did that, or at least tried to. I have no idea how
> successful they were or are... I seem to recall there being some
> concerns about portability but my memory is fuzzy. About that time
> I was doing very, very little with NCSA and focusing on Apache

I don't care about portability.  <g>  Yes, it would not be portable to all
platforms Apache runs on.  Yes, persistent connections may (or may not...)
make it more hassle than it is worth, depending on the speed of descriptor
passing on the particular system.  

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