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From Cliff Woolley <>
Subject Re: mod_include vs file descriptors
Date Tue, 13 Nov 2001 16:19:54 GMT
On Tue, 13 Nov 2001, Brian Pane wrote:

> How about a "close-on-mmap" flag for file buckets, which
> mod_core would set when creating file buckets but mod_file_cache
> wouldn't?

I've proposed that before.  But if it wasn't vetoed it was -0.5'ed, with
the reason being that a lazy closing of file descriptors and other
resources is one of the main points of the pool cleanup system; closing
all these things can take a good deal of time, and it's better to do it
after the client has received all of the data than during mainline request


   Cliff Woolley
   Charlottesville, VA

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