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From Ryan Bloom <...@covalent.net>
Subject Re: [PATCH] update to default worker MPM config to match MaxClients fix
Date Thu, 20 Sep 2001 19:30:40 GMT
On Thursday 20 September 2001 11:41 am, Joshua Slive wrote:
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Bill Stoddard [mailto:bill@wstoddard.com]
> >
> > This last one is inconsistent with your other changes.  In the
> > threaded MPM, a 'Server' by
> > your defn is a thread. MaxRequestsPerChild is used to limit the
> > number of requests a
> > 'process' serves before going away.
>
> Yes.  That's right.
>
> > In past discussions, we have almost settled on the notion of a
> > "worker" as being the thing
> > capable of serving a request.
>
> Fine.  I don't mind "worker" instead of "server".  (The only disadvantage
> is that prefork needs to change.  But that's not a big deal.)
>
> I think we should also rename MaxClients to MaxWorkers.

I dislike this.  MaxClients still makes sense IMHO.  It is the maximum number
of clients allowed at one time.  MaxWorkers is the maximum number of things
(threads or processes) running at one time.  MaxClients just seems easier to
explain to me.

Ryan

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