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From "Joshua Slive" <jos...@slive.ca>
Subject RE: stuck in keepalive (apache 1.3)
Date Fri, 09 Nov 2001 20:24:02 GMT

> From: Bill Stoddard [mailto:bill@wstoddard.com]

> The only way that I can see Apache 1.3 getting stuck on keepalive
> reads is:
> 1. storage overlay that whacked the timeout value to some BIG
> NUMBER (unlikely I think)
> 2. signals are not being delivered either because of a bug in the
> OS or because some
> errant module has blocked signals.
> 3. Some module has started one or more additional threads w/o
> blocking signals in the new
> thread. The new thread could be catching the keep-alive timeout
> signal rather than the
> thread blocked on the read.

2 or 3 sound right to me.  It is amazing the variety of wacky libraries that
Apache winds up sharing process space with.

Joshua.


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