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From Jeff Trawick <>
Subject Re: svn commit: r1202255 - /httpd/httpd/trunk/modules/filters/mod_reqtimeout.c
Date Thu, 17 Nov 2011 13:56:48 GMT
On Thu, Nov 17, 2011 at 8:22 AM, Jeff Trawick <> wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 17, 2011 at 8:00 AM, Jim Jagielski <> wrote:
>> On Nov 17, 2011, at 7:32 AM, Jeff Trawick wrote:
>>> FWIW, using the optimized rough time from the Event listener thread
>>> within mod_reqtimeout is consistently faster in my testing.
>> Same here...
> Thanks for trying it out; my individual runs of a particular testcase
> were not consistent enough to get abundant warm fuzzies but it did
> look good considering the ranges of runs with/without the change.
> In the next couple of days I'll try to actually *read* the listener
> thread code (to see if the optimization needs to be disabled during
> certain intervals, like shutdown) and clean up/commit the API to
> trunk.  As long as it remains an API that works even if the MPM
> doesn't/can't-practically provide an optimized version, it can go into
> 2.4.x at any point.

There's also the atomicity of load/store in the event implementation
to consider...  64-bit apr_time_t, no portable 64-bit atomics in
APR... it could be bad news if a caller sees the new high-order
32-bits and the old low-order 32-bits...

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