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From "David Reid" <ab...@dial.pipex.com>
Subject Re: APR_MMAP
Date Thu, 28 Oct 1999 18:36:11 GMT
Dean,

if we don't need ap_mmap_send then they needn't be written!  i'm
easy...(less effort on my part :-))

d.
----- Original Message -----
From: Dean Gaudet <dgaudet@arctic.org>
To: <new-httpd@apache.org>
Sent: 28 October 1999 19:13
Subject: Re: APR_MMAP


> hrm, i haven't had a chance to look at what david did... but all i was
> really expecting was a mmap interface in APR which mapped stuff into
> memory, and http_core would continue to have some variant of send_mmap().
> it just needs a portable way to get bits of the file mapped into memory...
>
> i see david is putting some of the send stuff into APR... that feels
> wrong.  for the reason greg is bringing up, and other similar ones.
> (consider an IMAP server which wants to MMAP a file, but it needs to do
> CRLF conversion before sending... or something sending EBCDIC...)
>
> Dean
>
> On Thu, 21 Oct 1999, Greg Stein wrote:
>
> > Doesn't it have to be able to send sub-ranges, in case the client asked
> > for ranges?
> >
> > -g
> >
> > On Thu, 21 Oct 1999, David Reid wrote:
> > > I'll commit the apr_mmap.h file that I forgot last night (would have
done it
> > > earlier but was grabbed for a Marseille).  A couple of questions that
I have
> > > no real preference over...
> > >
> > > In apr_send_mmap do we want to
> > > 1) simply have it send the entire file every time it's called
> > > 2) be able to specify how much of a file should be sent
> > >
> > > I guess it boils down to how we're goign to be using the call in the
apache
> > > code.  The same question applies to the apr_read_mmap.
> > >
> > > I'm asking before I code so as to avoid changing everything later
(just call
> > > me lazy :-))
> > >
> > > david
> > >
> >
> > --
> > Greg Stein, http://www.lyra.org/
> >
> >
>


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