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From <...@covalent.net>
Subject Re: cvs commit: httpd-2.0 CHANGES
Date Wed, 13 Jun 2001 15:32:56 GMT

> > > How huge are 20 apr_mmap_t's?  Big deal if they have to wait for the end
> > > of the request.  and how common would it be to have 20 include files
> > > anyway?
> >
> > Yeah, but there're other problems, like chewing up too many file handles
> > in pathological cases...
> >
> > > Let's see some real world examples where this is noticeably bad.
> >
> > What about mod_autoindex on a directory with 1000 files?
>
> <gulp>  If the little icons on each line turn into subrequests, you've
> got me, for sure.
>
> I don't think many admins would intentionally turn on autoindexing on
> such a directory - imagine navigating thru this puppy with your favorite
> browser.  But if they did, I'm sure that they would rather see output
> than seg faults.
>
> As I think I said, I don't mind a superior solution.  But the last time
> I checked, it didn't exist.  Seg faults in the core whenever you use
> something as popular as mod_include just don't cut it.

The solution wasn't coded, but it was detailed on this list.  My veto
still stands, please back out the code.  I consider this as hiding a
problem, and a step backwards.

Ryan

_______________________________________________________________________________
Ryan Bloom                        	rbb@apache.org
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