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From "Dovid Zirkind" <do...@tig.com.au>
Subject Re: Server directives
Date Wed, 21 Feb 2001 03:34:54 GMT

B"H

hi,

F1/F2: Sounds right
Y2K: I can picture it (and from an airline, it's scary)
Hidden Options [or did i not send u that one
http://www.attrition.org/gallery/errors/hidden_options.gif ]: seems to be
hidden :-) (i dont think it's real, but when u use word u start to think
that these settings are hidden _somewhere_ :-)

Bring Moshiach closer by doing acts of kindness!

----- Original Message -----
From: "Greg Ames" <gregames@remulak.net>
To: <new-httpd@apache.org>
Sent: Wednesday, February 21, 2001 2:29 PM
Subject: Re: Server directives


> Bill Stoddard wrote:
> >
> >  I like (though not addicted to) the idea
> > of keeping the directive names the same (or nearly so) across MPMs.  I
like
> > the following:
> >
> > StartWorkers - workers are processes in the prefork mpm and threads in
> > threaded mpms
> > MaxWorkers - upper limit on the max number of workers
> > MinSpareWorkers - minimum number of idle workers to maintain
> > MaxSpareWorkers - max, number of idle workers to maintain
>
> so far so good...
>
> > MaxWorkersPerChildProcess - Not a great name. This directive only
applies to a
> > threaded MPM. a.k.a, threadsperchild.
>
> This one bugs me a little.  In this case, we should make it clear that
> we are talking about threads.  It could be important.  I know at least
> one OS that has constraints on the number of threads per process.  How
> about just "MaxThreadsPerProcess" or "MaxWorkerThreadsPerProcess"?  I
> like the first one better myself.  But the second may tie things
> together better for a newbie, and if we ever have a few specialized
> non-worker threads, it would be clear that they aren't counted in the
> limit.  I don't see a need to keep the "Child" term.
>
> >
> > Notice that for a threaded MPM, you have no direct way to specify number
of
> > child processes started. Number of child processes is
> > StartWorkers/MaxWorkersPerChildProcess.
> >
>
> I don't see a problem with that.
>
> Greg
>


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