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From "Joshua Slive" <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Does Apache kill the extra idle threads?
Date Wed, 18 Oct 2006 22:46:44 GMT
On 10/18/06, Qingshan Xie <> wrote:
> My question may be silly but I'd like to know it.  If
> the number of Idle Threads is over the
> MaxSpareThreads, how Apache parent clean those extra
> threads?  clean the threads or kill the children?

Depends on the mpm.  In worker, the number of threads can only be
adjusted by creating and destroying processes (each process has a
fixed number of threads).


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