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From "Bill Stoddard" <stodd...@raleigh.ibm.com>
Subject Re: Maintenance of mod_proxy and async i/o
Date Fri, 28 Apr 2000 14:13:11 GMT

> shane@isupportlive.com wrote:
> >
> >I worked with Zach Brown on phhttpd, and it uses a really cool async
> >i/o model for pushing bits that's really fast

>
> Dean has been advocating an MPM that handles bulk data transfers with
> a thread dedicated to sitting in a select loop doing just that

Could you elaborate? I recall the discussion a while back but I didn't really 'get it' at
the time.

I am familier with async io and Windows NT iocompletion ports and I think I have an idea
of how to get async network io going in the Windows MPM. How would Dean's proposal work?

Bill


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