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From Aaron Bannert <>
Subject Re: [PATCH] Possible fix for worker MPM performance problem (Upda ted patch)
Date Fri, 26 Apr 2002 16:16:04 GMT
On Fri, Apr 26, 2002 at 11:13:55AM -0500, Rose, Billy wrote:
> As per a previous email, I was going to create a new MPM that had a
> "dispatcher" sitting between the listener and the workers that would handle
> all of the queueing problems via signaling. I will have to defer that
> project at present due to workload at my job. However, in the current
> discussion on the worker MPM, how about having an overflow buffer that the
> listener stuffs connections into. Once threads wake up (or are created),
> they check that buffer first for any other work and before sleeping. A mutex
> would regulate access to the queue. Comments???

That is what we have now, and having the "overflow" portion is the essense
of our problem.


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