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From Stas Bekman <>
Subject Re: modperl and the TCP_DEFER_ACCEPT-patch for linux
Date Sun, 08 May 2005 04:30:44 GMT
Stas Bekman wrote:
>>> This workaround doesn't sound right. A protocol handler (server) must be
>>> able to start the conversation first. If not, many protocols relying on
>>> the server's greeing (e.g. SMTP) won't work. e.g., see:
>> I know that it would break some protocols. It can be accepted to 
>> httpd-2.0 only if it is configurable. I was asking whether testing 
>> mod_perl should rely on the server's ability to send data first.
> It shouldn't be in Apache-2 at all, I've posted an email to httpd-dev 
> regarding this issue.

Quoting Paul Querna at httpd-dev:

   Yes, I know this is broken, thats why I made the listen-protocol
   branch to solve this exact issue.

Stas Bekman            JAm_pH ------> Just Another mod_perl Hacker     mod_perl Guide --->

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