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From Dirk-Willem van Gulik <Dirk-Willem.van.Gu...@bbc.co.uk>
Subject Re: Fixing Ranges
Date Thu, 25 Aug 2011 06:51:47 GMT

On 24 Aug 2011, at 22:16, Stefan Fritsch wrote:

> I have another idea: Instead of using apr_brigade_partition write a
> new function ap_brigade_copy_part that leaves the original brigade
> untouched. It would copy the necessary buckets to a new brigade and
> then split the first and last of those copied buckets as necessary and
> destroy the excess buckets. AFAICS, this would reduce the quadratic
> growth into linear. Do you think that would solve our problems?

This looks really rather need - it seems to tackle the core issue - that of memory; and it
also makes it better for legitimate request with many ranges in it (while I never noticed
before - going back and looking at them - them PDF requests do take a lot of memory).

Dw.


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