Subject: Re: postfix broken by AF_LOCAL semantics change
To: der Mouse <mouse@Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA>
From: glen mccready <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 11/29/2003 13:31:52
der Mouse wrote:
>>> Could you please elaborate on the need?
>> If connect succeed with any backpressure (as is the default
>> behavior), then it quite easy for a swarm of requests to overwhelm an
>> accepting server since his backlog can be exceeded before he even
>> gets scheduled to run.
>This can happen even with block-until-accept behaviour; it just takes
>lots of processes. Which is probably what you would have anyway; how
>often does a single process connect to the same server again before
>carrying out whatever protocol the first connection is intended for?
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