AW: [PROXYPER] PProxy taking 15% CPU time

Chris Sweeney csweeney at
Sun May 23 09:18:19 EDT 1999

I coudn't agree more with this.  I had to reboot the server last night, but
just for the heck of it, since then which has been about 12 hours, the proxy
has used 8 seconds of CPU time.  Hardy what I call a CPU Hog.


----- Original Message -----
From: Riemann, Christian <christian.riemann at>
To: <proxyper at>
Sent: Sunday, May 23, 1999 6:23 AM
Subject: AW: AW: [PROXYPER] PProxy taking 15% CPU time

> <SNIP>
> > I think you should realise that people need a proxy for many reasons
> > including but not limited to lack of dial-in, sneakernet, cost
> > centralisation of control convenience, etc. ... I don't think you can
> > expect us to "accept the fact that part of their cpu-time [15%!] will go
> > to
> > proxy" when prior PProxy versions were a lot better behaved, more
> > functional and easier to operate.
> > If you make it too difficult for people to contribute to d-net then they
> > wont.
> >
> > PProxy is a tool it should make our lives easier, not harder. PProxy 280
> > is
> > the best fit for me as it works, it amalgamates blocks, is unobtrusive
> > lets ME easily control my contribution to d-net.
> >
> > Regards
> >
> > Peter
> >
> Hi there!
> as already stated...i'm using the 306 proxy and its running fine...
> also it consumes nearly no cpu clients report EVERY block
> to the proxy
> (for smoother stats *g*) and there are up to 25 clients that report
> to this proxy...most of them quite fast...
> the proxy takes less than 1% of cpu time...WITH dupechecking on a
> P-II/400-128mb running WinNT-Sp4.
> so i cant complain anything about this proxy version!
> Question to Ivo:
> I have to tunnel my blocks through a http-proxy...this works very
> well...but why the heck are the clients soo lame in this issue??
> (Maybe u should talk to the clients programmers and "advise" them
> how to write really fast network code!)
> Bully, formerly known as Christian Riemann ;))
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