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From "Bill Barker" <wbar...@wilshire.com>
Subject Re: [5.0] [PROPOSAL] Make output buffer size limit configurable
Date Sat, 12 Jul 2003 07:58:09 GMT

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From: "Remy Maucherat" <remm@apache.org>
To: "Tomcat Developers List" <tomcat-dev@jakarta.apache.org>
Sent: Saturday, July 12, 2003 12:21 AM
Subject: Re: [5.0] [PROPOSAL] Make output buffer size limit configurable


> Bill Barker wrote:
> >>How about making the output buffer size limit configurable?
> >>(A value of "-1" could mean indefinite growth, if people know what they
> >>are doing.)
> >
> > I also dislike the proposal, but since it's configurable, and off by
default
> > I can limit myself to -0.  The biggest problem I see is that "if people
know
> > what they are doing", then they would never dream of enabling the option
:).
>
> I will vote -1 to the proposal:
> - this has no actual performance benefits that I can see
> - this is equivalent to a "benchmark" flag, where the server is slightly
> faster, but isn't useful for anything but throughtput testing (since the
> server would eventually just die)
>
> Do you see such a benchmark setting in the HTTPd ? I think not.
> I have nothing about people optimizing code, but the optimizations
> should have an actual usefulness (such as tag pools, which some people
> like). If the optimization makes the server unusable, then it shouldn't
> be there.

Ok, you've convinced me.  Changing my vote to -1.

>
> Remy
>
>
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