Lingerd is a daemon designed to properly close network connections from an HTTP server (ie Apache). This frees the server from doing the boring but time-consuming job of "lingering closes", and lets each process go on to the next connection immediately. As a result, Apache needs fewer processes to handle high loads. This saves memory, reduces kernel contention, and makes Apache more scalable.
released on 24 October 2001
|License||Verified by||Verified on||Notes|
|BSD 2Clause||Janet Casey||12 September 2002|
Leaders and contributors
|Roger Espel Llima||Maintainer|
Resources and communication
|Required to use||Apache|
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