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Re: xdelta, svndiff, zlib, or some other problem

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: Mon, 05 Jul 2010 06:51:30 +0200

On 02.07.2010 13:39, Mark Phippard wrote:
> There is a common problem people have where they get weird performance
> spikes like this. It is caused by the server not having enough
> entropy and some code on the server that generates a random number
> takes forever.
>
> Go here: http://svn.haxx.se/ and search for entropy to read all the threads.
>
> It might be looking into. You can fix it easily by reconfiguring APR
> to gets its random numbers from /dev/urandom instead of /dev/random.
>

That's unlikely to be repeatable with a specific data set, though.

-- Brane
Received on 2010-07-05 06:52:14 CEST

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