Forking inside netfilter queue
jengelh at linux01.gwdg.de
Mon Apr 30 15:47:48 CEST 2007
On Apr 30 2007 16:18, Rayed wrote:
> I am building netfilter queue application, that implement simple
> HTTP filter.
> It basically will capture the packet, extract the URL, and issue
> MySQL lookup to see if the address is permitted or blocked.
> My only fear that address lookup will block the traffic until I get
> the lookup reply, so I am thinking of using preforking model to
> fork 10-20 processes to handle the same queue.
> Has any one done multi prcoess handling of the queue, is it even doable?
See Apache, it uses preforking. But perhaps threading is much simpler
and equally fast.
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