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From Greg Stein <gst...@lyra.org>
Subject Re: Can't make sense out of process configuration directives
Date Thu, 02 Mar 2000 17:28:02 GMT
On Thu, 2 Mar 2000, Scott Hess wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 01, 2000 at 07:28:47PM -0800, Jeffrey W. Baker wrote:
> > Ask Bjoern Hansen wrote:
> > > On Wed, 1 Mar 2000, Jeffrey W. Baker wrote:
> > > > 2) Change StartServers to MinProcesses.
> > > 
> > > StartProcesses would be better, eh?
> > 
> > No.  Start* seem silly to me.  Nobody cares how many processes are
> > present at time t=0.  The important measure is the number of processes
> > at t > 0.
> <snip>
> > If you have StartProcesses, you are saying that the number of processes
> > has a lower limit at MinSpareProcesses when t > 0.
> 
> [Note that I'm assuming here that StartProcesses and MinSpareProcesses
> have the obvious meanings inherited from Apache 1.3.x.  If not, delete
> this message now!  -scott]
> 
> StartProcesses specifies how many processes you want Apache to bring
> up at launch.
>...

Yes, but the point was made that nobody cares how many are brought up at
start time (i.e. t==0). Instead, it seems more appropriate to define the
constraints at t>0. What is the min/max and how many extra should be
sitting around?

Cheers,
-g

-- 
Greg Stein, http://www.lyra.org/


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