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From Dean Gaudet <dgau...@arctic.org>
Subject Re: Apache 2.0 ideas
Date Tue, 03 Nov 1998 08:41:10 GMT


On Tue, 3 Nov 1998, Marc Slemko wrote:

> On Mon, 2 Nov 1998, Dean Gaudet wrote:
> 
> > There's essentially no userland syncrhonization required in a static
> > content web server (i.e. a benchmark web server).  For example on linux
> > open()/sendfile() should produce the fastest web server possible from
> > userland... and there's nothing in there which requires userland to
> > synchronize (you have to do a little magic with memory allocation).  So
> > this is easy.
> 
> Header caching?

Why bother?

You can use a few rw locks to do the Date: header without much
synchronization at all... caching headers may be worth it single cpu, but
in a four way I bet you'll be a lot happier without it. 

Dean


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