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Re: svnserve with --threads

From: Erik Huelsmann <ehuels_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-11-03 09:41:03 CET

On 11/3/06, Zsolt Koppany <zkoppanylist@intland.com> wrote:

> what are the advantages starting svnserve with --threads. Is that feature
> stable?

Some platforms don't have fork() and have been using this feature ever
since the inception of svnserve. So, yes, it's stable. On most
fork()-ing platforms however I wouldn't use it: if a sofware error
causes the server to crash, it'll crash the complete server process
with all its connections. When using fork(), only 1 connection dies.



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