[PROXYPER] Linux 304 PP

rc5 at xfiles.nildram.co.uk rc5 at xfiles.nildram.co.uk
Thu Feb 11 18:26:50 EST 1999


Erm, both of those cons also affect the 280 proxies AFAIK, definately the
buffer corruption does. 

David Taylor
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On Thu, 11 Feb 1999, Jack Cummings wrote:

> On Thu, Feb 11, 1999 at 10:53:38AM -0500, root at avalon.lib.indiana.edu wrote:
> 
> > (un?)fortunately, I have recieved a much nicer machine with the
> > stipulation that i give up my old machine.  I am planning/thinking about
> > making my change to the linux glibc 304 client.  I was wondering if anyone
> > has any comments (+/-) about it... in particular I want to know if i will
> > be making a mistake.
> 
> Here's my take on it:
> 
> (+) it's compatible with the other v3xx proxies
> 
> (-) it locks it's buffers, which in a crash, they must be unlocked before
>     the proxy can start again 
> (-) There is a chance, that in a crash, the buffers will become irrepairable
>     corrupted
> 
> Those are the only two things I'm bitter about right now :P
> 
> --Jack
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