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From Henri Gomez <>
Subject Re: APR/native and per socket timeouts.
Date Sun, 20 May 2012 18:46:35 GMT
And what about using pollsets with specific timeout and associate sockets to pollset according
to their timeout needs ?

Just an idea. 

Le 20 mai 2012 à 20:37, Mark Thomas <> a écrit :

> Currently, time outs for APR/native sockets are managed at the Pollset
> level. This means all sockets in a single Pollset must have the same
> time out. This is starting to become a nuisance.
> I have already had to add a second Pollset to AprEndpoint to handle
> separate connection and keep-alive time outs. Now I need to be able to
> handle infinite time outs for WebSocket and I do not want to have to add
> a third Pollset.
> Therefore, I intend modifying the APR/native code to support per socket
> time outs. I would be grateful if those of you with more C knowledge
> than I (which is most people on this list) could:
> a) tell me now if this is a crazy idea (and why)
> b) keep an extra close eye on any commit of mine that touches the C code.
> I intend to retain backwards compatibility so newer versions of the
> native connector will work with older Tomcat versions but Tomcat 7 will
> have a new minimum native version so that this feature is available.
> This means that the next Tomcat 7 release is likely to have to wait for
> the next native release.
> Looking at the code so far, I am likely to start with some renaming to
> clarify the current code before actually changing anything functional.
> Mark
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