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From Ben Laurie <>
Subject Re: CGI hanges (was Re: The Bad News)
Date Mon, 16 Feb 1998 20:27:23 GMT
Paul Sutton wrote:
> On Sat, 7 Feb 1998, Ben Laurie wrote:
> > 1. Have a CGI that does a sleep(2).
> > 2. Hit the CGI from 10+ DOS windows with a client that just goes round
> > and round refetching.
> Well, I still can't reproduce this. I've run 90 concurrent clients (from
> Linux) against a CGI (on NT with 1.3b6-dev)) that sleeps for two seconds
> and it doesn't hang. Well actually it does after a few 1000's of requests,
> but that is more likely a resource issue (I also get a few "Connection
> refused"  messages when multiple requests as initiated at the same time,
> but Apache doesn't have much control over that).

Errr ... why does the hang you do get not count?

> Is there any significance in that fact that your test and the reporter
> of the PR both used clients on the same machine as the server?

I dunno!



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