buildup of Windows time_wait talking to fbsd 4.10

Andre Oppermann andre at
Thu Jan 20 13:11:13 PST 2005

Mike Silbersack wrote:
> FWIW, when doing some benchmarking of apache vs thttpd a long while ago, I
> found results similar to Lars.  When I used one program for benchmarking,
> the TIME_WAIT sockets would build up on the client side.  When I used
> another program, the TIME_WAIT sockets built up on the server-side, and
> were subsequently recycled.

This depends on the side that closes the TCP connection first.  It goes
either way.


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