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From Greg Stein <>
Subject async IO (was: Re: Filter I/O take 3.)
Date Sat, 17 Jun 2000 01:26:38 GMT
On Fri, Jun 16, 2000 at 05:41:11PM -0700, Marc Slemko wrote:
> On Fri, 16 Jun 2000, Greg Stein wrote:
> > Async I/O would be nice, but it just won't be happening in Apache any time
> > soon or far. I really don't think we can start saying "well, if that doesn't
> > support async, then it is out." By that rule, we could hardly make any
> > changes :-)
> > 
> > I'd love to be educated on how to change Apache to an async model. I just
> > don't see it right now.
> Sorry for the previous empty message, my thinkpad sucks.
> Anyway, why not make it use async IO only for things served by the default
> handler, ie. static content?  Nothing is stopping you from optimizing
> default content while still sticking with the same old way for anything
> harder.

Agreed. That was basically my comment "well, some stuff could signal that
they can handle async IO." And yah: we'd start with the default handlers :-)


Greg Stein,

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