[pydotorg-www] apache on ximinez

M.-A. Lemburg mal at egenix.com
Thu Apr 7 11:03:32 CEST 2011

M.-A. Lemburg wrote:
> "Martin v. Löwis" wrote:
>>> Unless I'm reading the meaning of those log lines incorrectly that
>>> means the apache timeout is insufficient to protect against dangling
>>> client connections.
>> I have reduced the timeout to 30s now. If somebody thinks this is a bad
>> idea, please let me know.
> If I understand the Apache timeout setting correctly, then this would
> prevent anyone with a slow connection from downloading larger files
> from python.org:
> http://httpd.apache.org/docs/2.2/mod/core.html#timeout
> I'll see whether I can test this using
> http://www.uselessapplications.com/en/Application/FirefoxThrottle.aspx

Looks like it's still working, even on a 7kB/s connection,
so I guess as long as the ACKs for the packages are received
within those 30 seconds, the connection will still be kept
open by Apache.

Marc-Andre Lemburg

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