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From Ben Laurie <>
Subject Re: Patch for Win32 CGI bugs
Date Mon, 09 Feb 1998 19:10:58 GMT
Sam Robb wrote:
> > I'd like to know: do you have any reason to believe that this should
> > have an impact on concurrent CGI, or was this just a wild guess?
> Mostly a wild guess... which is why I listed it as
> a possible fix and asked someone else if they'd
> check it out.
>   Before the changes, I was able (once) to get into
> a situation that might have been a concurrent CGI
> problem; but after looking at my logs, I wasn't sure
> if that was the case.  After the changes, I was unable
> to get a CGI-related hang from apache after about an
> hour of fairly intensive testing.
>   I wish I could give a more detailed analaysis than
> "Hey, the docs say to do x before y, and when I fixed
> things to do that, the bad stuff stopped."

Hmm. I presume that if the docs recommend a flushall() before a spawn(),
its to stop complaints from lamers that the output of the child comes
before the output from the parent.



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