Subject: Re: [boost] SVN either down or slowing to a crawl?
From: Daniel James (dnljms_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-08-05 19:18:17
I just got this. I'll put the 1.43 documentation up somewhere until
we've sorted out something better.
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From: DongInn Kim <dikim_at_[hidden]>
Date: 5 August 2010 23:53
Subject: Re: [boost] SVN either down or slowing to a crawl? (fwd)
To: Jeremiah Willcock <jewillco_at_[hidden]>, Daniel James
<dnljms_at_[hidden]>, David Abrahams <dave_at_[hidden]>
My name is DongInn Kim, systems administrator in the OSL. I have been
looking on the web server for a couple of days on wowbagger because of
the very high loadaverage on it.
The high loadaverage seems to be from most pages related to the zip
files under http://www.boost.org/doc/ because whenever the page is
accessed, the zip file(s) are decompressed and compressed back and
then the page can show their contents.
These compression and decompression processes have used a lot of
resources on wowbagger and they made the server machine almost not
I first blocked the crawlers' access and watched any big changes on
the loadaverage. At the beginning, it seems to be fine but eventually
the loadaverage went back to high. It seems that many people need to
access the pages.
So, I had to block the doc/ path for a while to see if Rene or any
boost guys who are working on the doc page could help out this issue.
Without blocking the pages, I can not really manage all the other
services on wowbagger any more.
I am really sorry for the late response but I expected that someone
who I talked early about this issue could transfer my words to the
Would it be OK if I talk to David Abrahams or anyone else expecting
him to transfer my words for the future issues?
Can you please forward this email to the boost list?
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