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From "Bill Stoddard" <b...@wstoddard.com>
Subject Re: core.c still broken..
Date Sat, 12 May 2001 13:26:07 GMT
> > > > This piece of code is still broken.   We should not be calling
> > > > apr_bucket_read() on a file bucket unless the file is less than
> > > > AP_MIN_SENDFILE_BYTES.
> > >
> > > This isn't strictly true.  If the file is smaller than
> > > AP_MIN_BYTES_TO_WRITE, and we are on a keepalive connection, then we will
> > > read the file into memory.  This is done so that we don't have to allocate
> > > the file out of the connection pool.
> > >
> > > What exactly are you seeing?
> >
> > Not using apr_sendfile() when we have a file descriptor on a 500 byte file.
> 
> Is it a keepalive connection?  If so, then we are behaving correctly.  We
> had to make a trade-off.  Either we can use sendfile, or we can buffer
> data and send multiple responses in the same packet.  We chose the latter.

Ahh, okay I understand.  

Bill


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