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SubjectRe: [patch] sendpath() support, 2.4.0-test3/-ac9

On Mon, 15 Jan 2001, dean gaudet wrote:

> > just for kicks i've implemented sendpath() support.
> >
> > _syscall4 (int, sendpath, int, out_fd, char *, path, off_t *, off, size_t, size)
>
> hey so how do you implement transmit timeouts with sendpath() ?
> (i.e. drop the client after 30 seconds of no progress.)

well this problem is not unique to sendpath(), sendfile() has it as well.

in TUX i've added per-socket connection timers, and i believe something
like this should be done in Apache as well - timers are IMO not a good
enough excuse for avoiding event-based IO models and using select() or
poll().

Ingo

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