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From Ryan Bloom <...@covalent.net>
Subject Re: MPM re-write for network logic
Date Tue, 13 Nov 2001 03:53:45 GMT
On Monday 12 November 2001 07:22 pm, William A. Rowe, Jr. wrote:
> From: "Ryan Bloom" <rbb@covalent.net>
> Sent: Monday, November 12, 2001 8:55 PM
>
> > The problem that remains is Windows.  Windows starts the server, and
> > creates one thread for each socket that is configured.  That thread sits
> > in accept, and passes the accepted socket to worker threads.  This seems
> > like a waste of resources, but I will accept that the Windows experts
> > know what they are doing. My problem is that it doesn't really fit the
> > model above. I guess that Windows could work by using the first hook
> > above, and then looping through the apr_pollfd_t, creating threads that
> > call the third hook above.
>
> Uh... no, that's AcceptEx, and it has entirely different mechanics.  There
> will always be data to process when a winsock has accept-ex-ed a socket
> (thus the different API.)  Ergo, no thread is woken until it has a job to
> do.

I have a stupid question.  I have been looking at the Windows code, and I 
can't see where the data that is read by AcceptEx ever gets to the processing
thread.  Does that data ever get to the thread doing the work?  If so, how????

Ryan
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