[PROXYPER] FIFO ?

Jim C. Nasby jim at nasby.net
Fri Aug 27 13:31:28 EDT 1999


Client buffers are now essentially FIFO... basically, the clients look for the
lowest block ID in the buffer and do those blocks first. Of course, this might
prove a bit interesting when we 'wrap' from one end of the keyspace to the
other, but we'll cross that bridge when we come to it.

Moo!
dB!

On Fri, Aug 27, 1999 at 10:50:55AM -0400, Schroeder, Dave wrote:
> That's not a good thing, however my concern is only with the clients'
> buffers, which from the log file don't seem to go by size, so should
> logically be either FIFO or LIFO.  My proxy does go completely empty at
> least once a month (I like my 4 day weekends) so that is not a problem, but
> does cause one if my clients also run empty.
> 
> Dave
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From:	Thorsten Seidel [SMTP:urmel at y-tours.de]
> > Sent:	Friday, August 27, 1999 10:42 AM
> > To:	proxyper at lists.distributed.net
> > Subject:	Re: [PROXYPER] FIFO ?
> > 
> > Moin !
> > 
> > "Schroeder, Dave" wrote:
> > 
> > > I'm hoping that the client buffers are set up as FIFO, and not the other
> > way
> > > around.  I vaguely remember a discussion about that with the proxy
> > buffers a
> > > while ago, and I believe that in the end they were FIFO.
> > 
> > They're definitely not !
> > I've some clients requesting only 2^32 or 2^33 Blocks.
> > Regardless of how many old 2^31 (or smaller) blocks there are, if the
> > proxy has
> > actually some 2^32 (or better) blocks available, it will send them, and
> > not the
> > old... resulting in having some VERY old small blocks, never beeing send
> > to the
> > clients !
> > 
> > If there is a possibility to turn of this "smart" block-size matching
> > thing,
> > please tell me !
> > 
> > Urmel
> > 
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