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Re: Q about threading cfd, try perl-cfd


From: Mark . Burgess
Subject: Re: Q about threading cfd, try perl-cfd
Date: Wed, 25 Oct 2000 09:17:07 +0200 (MET DST)

On 25 Oct, Gregory P. Smith wrote:
> Please take a look at perl-cfd (http://suitenine.com/perl-cfd/ or
> http://sourceforge.net/projects/perl-cfd/).  It is designed to work
> well under high load without crashing.  Admittedly I haven't looked at
> any of the 1.6 code, but the cfd included with 1.5 and earlier is
> quite buggy under moderate amounts of load.
> 
> perl-cfd is written using a configurable pre-forked-servers approach.
> 
> Greg
> 
> (Side note: the cfengine protocol is not designed well for doing lots
> quickly; it sends lots of null padding in the protocol in both
> directions and is latency sensitive by always waiting for the response
> from one server operation before issuing another request.  Despite all
> this, it does get the job done, just not nearly as well as it could)
> 


Please be aware that the security features which cfd offers are
not available in perl cfd as far as I am aware. 
cfd 1.6.0 is extremely stable and the claims
of its inefficiency are slightly exaggerated I think...

Mark

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