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From Aaron W Morris <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Apache httpd process size
Date Wed, 07 Apr 2004 20:41:41 GMT wrote:

> Thanks Aaron for the reply.
> We are using Apache 1.3. As far as I know, all httpds on apache 1.3 are
> processes and not threads but I am not sure. Also how would I find that
> I am using Linux threads? What I observed in top was that there is one
> parent httpd process and several child processes of this parent and all
> of them have the same memory stats.
> Thanks a lot for your help,
> Pankaj

Apache 1.3 only uses processes on Unix platforms, so the thread 
implementation does not really come into play.

The thread implementation you are using depends on your distro and what 
you have setup on your server.  Many newer distros are starting to come 
with NPTL and/or NGPT.

Aaron W Morris <> (decep)

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