[PATCH] Add a recycle_maxage attribute to backend definitions.

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Thu Aug 28 14:00:15 CEST 2014

In message <53FF02EC.8070808 at schokola.de>, Nils Goroll writes:
>On 28/08/14 11:03, Martin Blix Grydeland wrote:
>> Having a nanny thread for this part is in my opinion too much complexity for
>> little gain.
>I should have mentioned this in my first reply:
>The main benefit I'd see is that currently closing BE conns depends on backend
>requests being issued, so for instance no close will happen on a sick backends.

So this discussion raises several questions:

1. Should we default to having a health-check ?

2. Should that thread also nanny the open connections ?

(I have some long range points about this related to HTTP/2 but
we can disregard them for now)

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