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From Eric Covener <cove...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: svn commit: r1780907 - /httpd/httpd/trunk/docs/manual/mod/core.xml
Date Mon, 30 Jan 2017 14:29:12 GMT
On Mon, Jan 30, 2017 at 9:25 AM, Yann Ylavic <ylavic.dev@gmail.com> wrote:
> 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 ;)

my 2c:

"In mod_cgi (and mod_cgid), the length of time to wait for any
individual block of output from a CGI script."

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