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From Greg Ames <>
Subject Re: worker MPM: it sucks to have minimal MaxSpareThreads
Date Tue, 08 Mar 2005 15:29:54 GMT
Aaron Bannert wrote:

> Just so I understand the problem correctly, 

> but that since the turnover is so quick you end up having children
> lingering around with one or two thread slots and essentially
> we approach the prefork scenario in terms of number of child
> processes. Is this correct?

in worker + event there is also the "squatting" logic where newly spawned 
children take over partially empty scoreboard slots in a non-intuitive manner. 
so excessive killing & spawning can lead into strange code paths and Bad Things 
that can't happen in prefork.


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