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From Joe Orton <jor...@redhat.com>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Memory consumption
Date Wed, 03 Aug 2005 14:10:36 GMT
On Tue, Aug 02, 2005 at 10:49:59PM +0200, Kamil Srot wrote:
> Joshua Slive wrote:
> >Indeed you have found the problem, I believe: Range headers.  In order
> >to handle out-of-order range requests (which are allowed by the spec),
> >httpd must buffer the entire response.  Of course, that is very bad
> >behavior.  Instead, httpd should just ignore out-of-order range
> >requests (which the spec also allows) and serve the entire thing.
> >
> Do you know about any will to patch this and incorporate it into stable 
> release?
> ...maybe current behavior is good in some cases (I don't understand) but 
> I can imagine many people having the same problems as I do... maybe some 
> configuration directive can take place in case both behaviors are correct...

This patch fixes the byterange filter memory consumption issue for 
2.0.x: http://people.apache.org/~jorton/ap_byterange.diff

Regards,

joe

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