Russ Allbery rra at
Wed Oct 13 17:29:44 UTC 2004

Chris Masters <rotis23 at> writes:

> It looked as though it was single threaded - Why??  nnrpd doesn't handle
> all traffic does it?

innd is single-threaded; nnrpd forks a new copy for each incoming
connection.  But posts have to go through innd.  innd is single-threaded
because writing threaded code properly is a lot more complex and INN dates
from 1991.  :)

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