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Subject: Re: Limits on CA message size?
From: hill@luke.atdiv.lanl.gov (Jeff Hill)
Date: Tue, 17 May 94 14:03:34 MDT
> 
> Steve Lewis writes:
> > Note that some clients like dm carefully keep only one connection per IOC.
> > Others may not.  Again, Jeff and/or Andy can confirm what the demand is
> > for each instance of a sequencer:  It uses CA but not TCP/IP, therefore,
> > it may be smart enough to not need the buffer.
> 
> Why is not CA responsible for this junk?  Why should the user programs
> have to worry about it?  
> 
> If CA handled this problem itself, we would have this problem solved in one 
> single place... once and for all.
> 

Within one UNIX process CA opens only one TCP/IP virtual circuit to each
IOC communicated with. The problem is that some applications create
additional independent UNIX processes to manage additional process 
variables. These applications may end creating duplicate TCP/IP
circuits.

Jeff


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