[Mailman-Developers] Re: Big problems with stale lockfiles on large list...
Barry A. Warsaw
Thu, 3 May 2001 14:41:09 -0400
>>>>> "GT" == Graham TerMarsch <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
GT> FWIW Barry, this patch appears to have just about completely
GT> solved our lockfile problems and stalled WWW pages that we
GT> were having.
GT> I used to be able to use "ab" (ApacheBench) to pound on one of
GT> the "subscribe" pages, and could just about guarantee
GT> stale/dangling lockfiles. Even at 10 requests total, 5
GT> concurrently, this problem would appear. After applying the
GT> patch, though, I've been able to crank it up to 100 total
GT> requests, 10 concurrent, and not see any dangling/stale locks.
GT> Didn't test any further beyond that as it at least identified
GT> for me that the problem (if it was still around) wasn't
GT> anywhere near as serious or identifiable as it was previously.
Excellent. Thanks for the feedback. I'm definitely warming to a
2.0.5 bug fix release.