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From Juan Rivera <Juan.Riv...@citrix.com>
Subject RE: Apache and persistent connections
Date Sat, 16 Nov 2002 19:34:18 GMT
Is async I/O something you guys have in your plans? How can I contribute?

Do you think protocol handlers (HTTP one) must need to be modified to use
async I/O?

Juan

-----Original Message-----
From: Jeff Trawick [mailto:trawick@attglobal.net]
Sent: Saturday, November 16, 2002 8:27 AM
To: dev@httpd.apache.org
Subject: Re: Apache and persistent connections


Juan Rivera <Juan.Rivera@citrix.com> writes:

> I looked at how Apache 2 works and it seems like a thread holds a
connection
> for the lifetime of it. Is this right?

yes

> If I wanted to optimize this so that connections that have no data are
move
> to a pool so that threads can move to the next connection and when there
is
> data, go back and deal with the other connection. 
>  
> It sounds, I'll have to write my own MPM with IO completion ports to do
> something like this, right?

at least...  core code is not going to do the right thing as-is

or hang around until folks really start working on async I/O and join
in the fun

-- 
Jeff Trawick | trawick@attglobal.net
Born in Roswell... married an alien...

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