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From Graham Leggett <>
Subject Re: Watchdog code for Apache
Date Sat, 04 Jun 2005 22:31:46 GMT
Nick Kew wrote:

> A little while back, I hacked up a quick&dirty experimental watchdog 
> module.  It forks a watchdog process in the pre_mpm hook, which then
> watches the scoreboard and kills any process in which some request
> has taken more than some predefined time.

Depends on what "taken more time" means. I am currently in the deepest 
backwater of the internet (in fact I think South Africa is officially 
the slowest area of the net), and many requests for us "take a long 
time". If the predetermined time is too short, we may find some parts of 
the net inaccessible to us.


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