[zorp] Zorp can't handle load

Sheldon Hearn zorp@lists.balabit.hu
Sat, 22 May 2004 18:20:27 +0200

On Sat, 2004-05-22 at 00:11, Balazs Scheidler wrote:
> > > So the above fix should solve your SIGSEGV issue with HTTP, I will
> > > explain your possibilities with load in the next mail.
> > 
> > I see only 2.1.7 available for download at
> > http://www.balabit.com/downloads/zorp/2.1/src/, and it does not fix the
> > SIGSEGV issue with HTTP.
> > 
> This is the patch that was incorporated in, but the GPL version
> has not been released yet.
> Index: zorp-core/lib/proxyvars.c
> diff -u [...] zorp-core/lib/proxyvars.c:

That patch doesn't stop Zorp's HTTP proxy dying under load, still with a
sig 11.  The Plug proxy doesn't exhibit this behaviour.

I'm going to try downgrading to 2.0.9, which also claims to have fixed
this bug.

Failing that, I give up.  I should probably cut my time losses and write
a URL filtering patch for FK's HTTP proxy and use that instead.  This
has been a disappointing experience, but I only have myself to blame for
putting untested software into production.