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From Jim Jagielski <>
Subject Re: prefetch proxy
Date Thu, 03 Nov 2011 11:52:31 GMT

On Nov 2, 2011, at 7:40 AM, Plüm, Rüdiger, VF-Group wrote:

> I think a timeout should be handled like it is now as failing on
> a slow client is IMHO a desired action by the admin. If he wants to give
> the client more time he should configure a higher timeout.
> For other errors like 'Resource temporarily unavailable' we should log and possibly
> retry. But the question is: Why does this error happen in the first place?
> What is the root cause of it and what can be done to remove it?
> Is this error something that can just happen and we should gracefully live
> with by retrying? And if we are retrying how often do we do this to avoid an endless

I'm fine with with having a set number of retries with EAGAIN and
treating a timeout as an error. If we exhaust the retries, we
simply break out of the prefetch loop and continue on, and let
a continued Resource temporarily unavailable be handled as it
normally would.

Sound OK?
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