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From "Ryan Bloom" <...@covalent.net>
Subject RE: [PATCH] convert worker MPM to leader/followers design
Date Thu, 11 Apr 2002 19:55:41 GMT
> > > But this bites
> > >
> > > 1) when there is just one child process (wasted syscall)
> > >
> > > 2) because it would normally go faster if the listener could stay
just
> > >    ahead of the workers so that workers can dequeue new work when
they
> > >    finish with the old without having to wait on the listener to
> > >    enqueue something
> 
> > Sounds like a reasonable solution. I doubt you could measure the
> performance difference
> > due to a wasted syscalls.  And you can always play some games with
the
> counters to enable
> > you to accept a few additional connections (however you define
'few') in
> order to keep
> > some work in the queue.
> 
> agreed...
> 
> It just is hard to think about what "few" should be given that there
> is always a spastic case (all threads handling large DAV transactions
> from deep space probes).
> 
> But in practice the normal definition of "few" should be fine :)

I was thinking that the definition of "few" could be a directive.

Ryan



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