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From Dan Kegel <d...@alumni.caltech.edu>
Subject Re: fix for hybrid server problems.
Date Tue, 04 May 1999 05:00:15 GMT
Dean Gaudet wrote:
> You'll be surprised to hear me bring up an acceptor thread again... but
> I have a reason for returning its existance:  to service static requests.
> Each process will have one "event thread" which runs select on:
> 
> - a socket/pipe connected to the parent
> - a socket/pipe used for the response queue
> - all listening sockets/pipes
> - all in-progress static responses (i.e. copy an fd or mmap out to the
>   client)

That should take care of the people (like me) who keep asking "Why can't
Apache be more like thttpd?".   Can we also coax you into
proposing using sendfile() on operating systems that support it?
I'd like Apache to clean IIS's clock on static file benchmarks...
- Dan

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