[tpop3d-discuss] tpop3d, auth-other, php auth script and heavy load

Chris Lightfoot chris at ex-parrot.com
Tue, 4 Mar 2003 12:31:09 +0000

On Tue, Mar 04, 2003 at 03:30:10PM +0300, Ivan Matveyev wrote:
> > Is your authentication process quitting after each
> > authentication?
> Yes, it closes stdout.

Don't do that. tpop3d will hold off restarting the
authentication child to avoid an out-of-control script
consuming system resources. That's probably why you're
seeing poor performance under heavier load.

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