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From "MATHIHALLI,MADHUSUDAN (HP-Cupertino,ex1)" <>
Subject RE: SPEC / mod_specweb99.c
Date Thu, 20 Feb 2003 02:40:51 GMT
Oh Cool (and thanks for the inputs). Somebody here was suggesting that we
should get the module approved by the SPEC - so that it'll be more useful


>-----Original Message-----
>From: Greg Ames []
>Sent: Wednesday, February 19, 2003 12:04 PM
>Subject: Re: SPEC / mod_specweb99.c
>MATHIHALLI,MADHUSUDAN (HP-Cupertino,ex1) wrote:
>> Hi,
>> 	Does anybody know if the mod_specweb99.c been 'blessed' 
>by the SPEC
>> committee ?..I mean, have they acknowledged that the module 
>acts in a SPEC
>> compliant manner?
>No, they have not blessed it.
>> I had a doubt regarding executing CGI scripts in SPECweb99 - 
>somebody here
>> told me that the SPEC mandates the web server to fork a 
>child process to
>> execute a CGI script - is that so ?.
>Yes, that is so.  You need to configure a SPEC CGI independently from 
>mod_specweb99.  Fortunately this is only a tiny fraction of 
>the workload.
>In spite of the low frequency of CGI requests, I've seen 
>multiple zombie CGI 
>processes hanging around quite often.   Bill S. had a fix for 
>apr/unix/pools.c::free_proc_chain not too long ago that might 
>help with the 
>zombies.  Switching to a compiled CGI as Dave suggested 
>wouldn't hurt either.

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