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From Ryan Bloom <>
Subject Re: [patch] major ssl problem
Date Mon, 26 Nov 2001 14:44:28 GMT
On Sunday 25 November 2001 10:51 pm, Doug MacEachern wrote:
> On Sat, 24 Nov 2001, Cliff Woolley wrote:
> > Actually, that's not exactly true.  If APR_HAS_MMAP, and the file bucket
> > is between MMAP_THRESHOLD and MMAP_LIMIT (MMAP_LIMIT is 4MB by default),
> > then yes, len will be up to 4MB.  But if the file bucket is bigger than
> > 4MB or the system doesn't have MMAP, then len will *never* be bigger than
> hmm..putting ssl aside, lets say we have a 10Mb file, looking at
> apr_buckets_file.c:file_read() that's ~1200 calls each to:
> - malloc for the 8k buffer
> - seek() for the current offset
> - read() of 8k for the actual buffer
> not to mention the APR_BRIGADE_FOREACH loop and whatever else is in
> between.  seems that could use some performance tuning of its own?

But, that will only happen if we are modifying the contents. I think the best we
could probably do is get rid of the seek call, and if we change the read API,
the malloc.


Ryan Bloom
Covalent Technologies

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