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From Eric Covener <cove...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: 2.3 upgrade on apache.org
Date Mon, 19 Jul 2010 15:23:11 GMT
On Sun, Jul 18, 2010 at 3:28 PM, William A. Rowe Jr.
<wrowe@rowe-clan.net> 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?
>
> 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.
>

+1 to change in defaults and default conf

-- 
Eric Covener
covener@gmail.com

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