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From "Wilt, Paul" <pw...@umi.com>
Subject RE: Questions about SIGPIPE handling.
Date Mon, 22 Mar 1999 14:15:55 GMT
Roy:

Thanks for the information!

Thanks
Paul E Wilt 
Senior Software Engineer
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UMI, A Bell & Howell Company     	mailto:pwilt@umi.com
http://www.umi.com		Phone: (734) 761-4700 x.6021
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Ann Arbor, MI 48106
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> ----------
> From: 	Roy T. Fielding[SMTP:fielding@kiwi.ics.uci.edu]
> Sent: 	Friday, March 19, 1999 7:16 PM
> To: 	new-httpd@apache.org
> Subject: 	Re: Questions about SIGPIPE handling. 
> 
> >Why was the SIGPIPE handler placed there in the first place?  To take
> >care of clients going belly up during a given request?
> 
> Or users hitting the stop button.  SIGPIPE is the fastest way to handle
> a broken request, particularly when you are not sure if the program is
> checking error conditions properly, but it may leave things in an odd
> state
> and interferes with other pipes (for logging, databases, fastcgi, etc.)
> 
> ....Roy
> 

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