httpd-dev mailing list archives

Site index · List index
Message view « Date » · « Thread »
Top « Date » · « Thread »
From Sander Temme <scte...@apache.org>
Subject Re: 2.3 upgrade on apache.org
Date Mon, 19 Jul 2010 15:49:03 GMT

On Jul 18, 2010, at 12:28 PM, William A. Rowe Jr. wrote:

> On 7/18/2010 12:58 PM, Paul Querna wrote:
>> 
>> We have now disabled Sendfile on apache.org, and the load average
>> dropped from ~80 to 0.35.
> 
> Wow.
> 
> Is it unreasonable for us to change the API to disable sendfile as the default
> from 2.3-alphas forward?

+1

S.

> The feature is loaded with simply too many gotchas - NFS mounts, broken kernels,
> and although we don't need to remove it, and can encourage people to use it with
> caution, it doesn't seem rational to leave such an unintuitive choice up to the
> novice/beginning user.
> 
> Comments?
> 
> 



-- 
Sander Temme
sctemme@apache.org
PGP FP: FC5A 6FC6 2E25 2DFD 8007  EE23 9BB8 63B0 F51B B88A





Mime
View raw message