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From Manoj Kasichainula <>
Subject Re: [PATCH] MaxRequestsPerChild not obeyed correctly with keepalive
Date Mon, 16 Aug 1999 23:04:19 GMT
On Mon, Aug 16, 1999 at 06:57:50PM -0400, Steve Willer wrote:
> I had checked httpd.conf-dist in 1.3.6, and it just said it was the "the
> number of requests each child process is allowed to process before the
> child dies." The HTML docs are the same.

The next release of Apache does include a note both in the HTML docs
and httpd.conf.

> Would anybody be depending on this behavior for anything? I can't see how.

Administrators who have used a particular MaxRequestsPerChild value
will see their performance drop all of a sudden because the semantics
have changed under them.

Maybe a new directive could be added to override the old behavior, but
not for 1.3.9.

Manoj Kasichainula - manojk at io dot com -

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