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From Joe Orton <jor...@redhat.com>
Subject Re: svn commit: r1059910 - in /httpd/httpd/trunk: CHANGES modules/ssl/ssl_engine_io.c
Date Mon, 17 Jan 2011 14:35:34 GMT
On Mon, Jan 17, 2011 at 04:14:24PM +0200, Graham Leggett wrote:
> On 17 Jan 2011, at 3:14 PM, jorton@apache.org wrote:
> 
> >Author: jorton
> >Date: Mon Jan 17 13:14:21 2011
> >New Revision: 1059910
> >
> >URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?rev=1059910&view=rev
> >Log:
> >* modules/ssl/ssl_engine_io.c: Revamp output buffering: add a
> > "coalesce" filter which buffers the plaintext, and remove buffering
> > of the SSL records -- i.e. buffer before the SSL output filter,
> > rather than after it.  This aims to reduce the network overhead
> > imposed by the output of many small brigades (such as produced by
> > chunked HTTP response), which can now be transformed into a few
> > large TLS records rather than many small ones.
> 
> Is this not a duplicate of the BUFFER filter in mod_buffer?

Ah, I forgot that was in the tree.  It is similar, but that's a content 
filter which requires manual user configuration, this is a 
connection-level filter which does not.  Yes, it would certainly be very 
nice to have a more abstract buffering filter with an API.

Regards, Joe

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