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From Yann Ylavic <ylavic....@gmail.com>
Subject Re: svn commit: r1780907 - /httpd/httpd/trunk/docs/manual/mod/core.xml
Date Mon, 30 Jan 2017 14:25:24 GMT
On Mon, Jan 30, 2017 at 3:07 PM, Luca Toscano <toscano.luca@gmail.com> wrote:
>> >
>> > PR 60404 asks if the Timeout directive is related to
>> > the amount of time to wait for the entire CGI script's
>> > output or only the first byte received.
>> > Checking in mod_cgi.c -> cgi_bucket_read shows a
>> > apr_pollset_poll that should support the latter.
>>
>> Timeout for the first byte indeed, but more generally for each chunk
>> of the response until the end of stream (should the response be sent
>> in multiple/successive pieces of data).
>> Actually this is an incomplete response inactivity timeout.
>
>
> Yes it makes sense, what about the following description:
>
> " ..the length of time to wait for any sign of activity from the CGI script,
> like the first byte of the output or any block of bytes emitted by the CGI
> script."

"the time to wait for response data, either the first bytes or each
subsequent pieces of data as emitted by the CGI script." ?

(but english is not my native language ;)

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