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From "William A. Rowe, Jr." <wr...@covalent.net>
Subject Re: [PATCH] RecvTimeout directive for 1.3.23
Date Sat, 26 Jan 2002 20:44:24 GMT
From: "Jeff Trawick" <trawick@attglobal.net>
Sent: Saturday, January 26, 2002 2:29 PM


> Ian Morgan <imorgan@webcon.net> writes:
> 
> > >From the 1.3.23 ChangeLog:
> > 
> > > (eg, one attack mode of the Nimda worm is to establish a connection to the
> > > server but not send an HTTP request. This connection will be timed out
> > > according to the setting of the Timeout directive, 300 seconds)
> > 
> > Well, they seem to recognize the problem, anyways. Anybody know why this
> > patch isn't being accepted? It works like a charm.
> 
> IIRC, it added to the server_rec which would require an API MMN bump,
> and I think somebody mentioned that on the list.

Yes - this is true.  But if the field is added to the end of the structure,
this requires a Minor bump, and that was deemed suitable for 1.3.23's change
with the INodeEtag change.  Food for thought.

Bill


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