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    SubjectRe: Linus on Linux, Apache and Threads

    On 23-Apr-99 Chuck Lever wrote:

    >> Depends. You can use a thread pool and queue requests which are
    >> then
    >> picked up by the threads.
    > how do you propose to do that efficiently? is there a nice way in
    > Unix/Linux to hand out incoming network requests to a pool of
    > threads?

    You have a main thread that does an accept() loop and queues
    the connections via the descriptor (possibly starting new threads, *if

    I've already implemented this for a web proxy I've been working on.


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