[PROXYPER] Flushing blocks

David Taylor rc5 at xfiles.nildram.co.uk
Wed Mar 17 08:34:54 EST 1999

On Tue, 16 Mar 1999, The Mighty Mike Master wrote:

> Hi,
> 	I'm trying to run a personal proxy on my Linux box. I must say,
> the proxy isn't quite as friendly as the client. Anyway, as far as I can
> tell, the proxy is fetching blocks from a server and exchanging them with
> the machines inside the network. But I really don't think the blocks are
> getting flushed. Is the pprc5out.rc5 file supposed to keep growing while
> the pprc5in.rc5 stays at a relatively sane size? For example:
> -rw-rw-r--   1 melanson melanson      572 Mar 16 18:19 pprc5in.rc5

That isn't exactly big.. How many blocks are you trying to buffer?

> -rw-rw-r--   1 melanson melanson    53376 Mar 16 18:09 pprc5out.rc5
> It's on a dialup connection, so the proxy is running in offline mode. I
> issue the 'kill -ALRM <pid>' command, per the instructions. Like I said,
> it appears that blocks get fetched but not flushed. It seems that the log
> files are too bloated and blathering to actually be useful.
> 	Any clues? Thanks...

Bloated and blathering or not, we need the logfiles to help.....

> 	-Mike M.
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David Taylor
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