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From "Philippe M. Chiasson" <go...@cpan.org>
Subject Re: [mp2] raising the default startup timeout
Date Wed, 10 Dec 2003 19:27:53 GMT
On Wed, 2003-12-10 at 01:04, Stas Bekman wrote:
> As our test suite grows it takes more and more time to start the server, the 
> worker mpm almost always fail to start within 60 secs on my machine (which is 
> pretty fast). And now we get reports from users who run prefork and it takes 
> 68 secs to start.

I constantly hover between 55-65 seconds, so my local copy has been
patched for 90secs for quite a while already ;-)

> So I'd suggest to make the default per server mpm and not one for all and go 
> with 120 secs for prefork and 180 worker/winnt. If it sometimes takes more 
> than 90 secs to start worker on my machine, I can see it hitting 3 minutes on 
> a slower machine.
> 
> Ideally there should be no timeout at all, if we could deterministically 
> detect a failure in the server startup, but we weren't quite successful at it 
> so far.

Well, until we can do that reliably, I am completely in favor of a
high(er) timeout

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