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From "Bill Stoddard" <b...@wstoddard.com>
Subject Re: cvs commit: httpd-2.0/modules/http mod_mime.c
Date Fri, 17 Aug 2001 13:08:43 GMT
> "Roy T. Fielding" wrote:
> >
> > > On daedalus, that ends up driving mod_mime_magic for many files every
> > > single time a browser accesses a distribution directory.  This generates
> > > tons of overhead, including gunzip'ing at least part of every .gz file
> > > in the directory.  I suppose we should try to shake out bugs in m_m_m,
> > > but we can do that without constantly driving it to choose the autoindex
> > > icons.
> >
> > WTF are we running mod_mime_magic on daedalus?
>
> beats me...I just work here.
>
> Bill Stoddard wrote:
> >
> > Errr....  mod_mime_magic?  We should never be going through mmm on daedalus.
>
> I don't know why you say that, unless you mean that for best performance
> we should never be going thru it.  We found a bug in m_m_m earlier this
> year, on daedalus.

Well, yes. And we know what daedalus is serving and should be able to configure in such a
way as to avoid the need for m_m_m. I suppose there is value in using a non-optimally
configured apache.org as a test bed has some merit though :-)

Bill


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