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From "Graham Leggett" <minf...@sharp.fm>
Subject Re: [PATCH] mod_disk_cache working LFS (filecopy)
Date Wed, 27 Sep 2006 12:27:59 GMT
On Wed, September 27, 2006 11:07 am, Niklas Edmundsson wrote:

> In practice this isn't enough when dealing with large files, so in our
> production code (the hideously large jumbopatch) this is fixed by
> read-while-caching and spawning a thread to do the caching in the
> background while delivering the response (by read-while-caching) to
> the client that initiated the caching.

A thread makes sense for platforms that support threads, but we would need
some kind of functional behaviour for platforms that don't have threads.
Would the option of spawning a process to copy the file also work, leaving
the original process to read-while-cache the response for the benefit of
the client?

Regards,
Graham
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