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From Ryan Bloom <...@covalent.net>
Subject Re: chunking of content in mod_include?
Date Tue, 11 Sep 2001 06:12:25 GMT
On Monday 10 September 2001 18:02, dean gaudet wrote:
> On Mon, 27 Aug 2001, Ryan Bloom wrote:
> > I don't care if mod_include buffers 200 Megs, as long as it is constantly
> > doing something with the data.  If we have a 200 Meg file that has no SSI
> > tags in it, but we can get all 200 Meg at one time, then we shouldn't
> > have any problem just scanning through the entire 200 Megs very quickly. 
> > Worst case, we do what Brian suggested, and just check the bucket length
> > once we have finished processing all of the data in that bucket.  The
> > buffering only becomes a real problem when we sit waiting for data from a
> > CGI or some other slow content generator.
>
> when you say "buffers 200 Megs" up there do you mean it's mmap()d?

yeah.

Ryan

>
> (i think that some of the page freeing decisions in linux are based on
> whether a page is currently mapped or not, and a 200MB file could cause a
> bit of memory shortage...)
>
> -dean

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