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Re: cvs pserver not listening on port 2401

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: cvs pserver not listening on port 2401
Date: Thu, 8 Jul 2004 13:48:10 -0400 (EDT)

Tom Copeland writes:
> That's something I've wondered about... since cvs is run under xinetd,
> the 500 KB binary gets loaded into memory each time a command comes in. 

Most modern systems keep the text in virtual memory until something else
needs the memory, but if you're concerned, you can always set the sticky
bit on the exectuable.

> Has anyone given a shot at writing some front-end code to let cvs stay
> in memory and serve up requests?  

That could be a challenge since the code is completely untested in the
environment.  People have already reported problems sending multiple
commands over a single connection, let alone trying to server completely
unrelated users.

-Larry Jones

I think we need to change the rules. -- Calvin

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