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From Dean Gaudet <>
Subject Re: threaded reliability (was RE: cvs commit: apache-1.3/src/main http_main.c)
Date Sun, 24 May 1998 23:45:10 GMT

On Sun, 24 May 1998, Marc Slemko wrote:

> <Microsoft mode on>
> Just modify the client so it randomly picks a port between 80 and 90 to
> connect on, then you can run 10 processes each on a different port.
> </Microsoft off>
> <Microsoft mode on, compatibility enabled>
> Oh, that is what virtual hosts are for.  Just make a lot of virtual hosts
> on different IP addresses and use round robin DNS.
> </Microsoft off>

The second is not a completely unreasonable idea though.  It's a complete
kludge, but it is mostly transparent to the client, and so we could
support it (if microsoft lets you bind to multiple specific IP addresses
on the same port ... you never know, they messed up so much else.) 


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