[Lazarus] GUI development for web UI

waldo kitty wkitty42 at windstream.net
Fri Dec 3 17:13:54 CET 2010

On 12/3/2010 07:56, Michael Van Canneyt wrote:
> On Fri, 3 Dec 2010, Michael Schnell wrote:
>> On 12/03/2010 01:32 AM, waldo kitty wrote:
>>> using apache as an example, if the maximum number of servers (threads) is
>>> reached, then requests are queued for X amount of time in the hopes that a
>>> server comes free to handle the request... if a server does not come free
>>> within X amount of time, then that request is dropped in the bitbucket...
>>> i think that the queue (bucket?) also has a limit on the number of requests
>>> that it will hold and if this is reached, then in FIFO fashion, the first in
>>> is dumped since it is also the oldest...
>> Do I understand correctly that Apache performs the queuing ?
> Apache performs it's own queuing, independent of FastCGI, CGI or whatever.


>> So The FCGI interface would need to provide it with additional information
>> (e.g. if any or how many threads are still available) _before_ it opens a
>> connection to the FCGI "Server" (as this would go directly to the thread and
>> not to some kind of thread-scheduler).
> No. You probably misunderstood what Waldo wanted to say.

i think so, too...

> What he said pertains to the inner workings of Apache, and is independent of how
> a particular request is handled. It pertains to how Apache handles new
> connections on its HTTP socket. No more, no less.

exactly... i offered how apache does it as an example so that those doing the 
FCGI stuff could see how a mainstream app does this and maybe they would not see 
any problems implementing it...

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