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From Cliff Woolley <>
Subject Re: Currently known issues with 2.0.23
Date Wed, 08 Aug 2001 15:34:47 GMT
On Wed, 8 Aug 2001, Ryan Bloom wrote:

> a)  is just not true.  This doesn't affect only test servers, it
> affects anybody who isn't seeing a log of hits at a time.  And we
> haven't got a clue what the threshold is.  Again, we rely on the OS to
> make sure that every single thread gets the it's share of the
> connections.

I didn't mean _only_ (a), I meant _also_ (a).  It's true that we don't
know what the threshold is.

> has had a chance to serve one request.  It doesn't matter if that
> takes 1 second or 1000 seconds.  We advertise graceful restart as
> doing one thing, and it does something else.


> > As for the shutdown issue... is it really an issue?  Generally speaking,
> > when I do an apachectl graceful, I can see the issue of which you speak,
> > but when I do an apachectl shutdown, it just goes.  Maybe I'm missing it.
> > <shrug>

s/apachectl shutdown/apachectl stop/

> As far as the threaded child process is concerned, a graceful restart
> should be the exact same thing as a graceful shutdown.  If they
> aren't, then there is a bigger problem with this code than we know
> about.

Graceful shutdown?  There is such a thing?


   Cliff Woolley
   Charlottesville, VA

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