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From Bill Stoddard <>
Subject Re: Async write completion for 2.2.x?
Date Fri, 06 Jul 2007 12:52:56 GMT
Jim Jagielski wrote:
> On Jul 5, 2007, at 9:20 PM, Paul Querna wrote:
>> Jim Jagielski wrote:
>>> Any interest in seeing if the Async write completion code in
>>> trunk would be suitable for backporting to 2.2?
>> The biggest problem is that async write completion in trunk got tied up
>> in doing async reads, and some of those patches got reverted because
>> they broke too much stuff.... Brian Panee was the one spearheading this
>> in trunk, an I don't know where it was really left off.
>> TBH, I'm not sure the async write stuff even works perfectly in trunk,
>> so I am hesisant to backport it to 2.2, when I know the event MPM works
>> pretty well for its limmited use cases there (just KeepAlive).
>> My preference would be to get a workable solution for async reads and
>> write in turnk, and then look at backporting that as a whole. (or
>> releasing 2.4.x with it)
> Well, that's the big reason I proposed this... I fear that
> the async stuff will not be worked on/polished unless there
> is some indication that it'll be in a released version
> of Apache. My proposing a backport I'm hoping to generate
> interest in that, so we can either *really* backport it
> to 2.2 or "encourage" a pre-amsterdam 2.4 release.

+1 in concept to a back-port.  I've not looked at the async write code, 
but can it be put in 2.2 and 'turned off' by default?


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