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From Dean Gaudet <>
Subject Re: worth fixing "read headers forever" issue?
Date Fri, 02 Jan 1998 00:02:48 GMT
Yeah he did but my complaint was that it was linear in the number of
children... which is way too slow for some machines.


On Thu, 1 Jan 1998, Brian Behlendorf wrote:

> 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?
> 	Brian
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