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1 nmav 1.4 This is Hydra, a modification of Boa, which supports multiple threads of
2 nmav 1.3 execution. Boa is a high performance web server for Unix-alike computers,
3     covered by the Gnu General Public License. This modification is based on
4     Boa version 0.94.13, and is currently of alpha quality.
5 nmav 1.1
6 nmav 1.3 Why Hydra? Well, Hydra is a many headed serpent in Greek Mythology, and
7     seemed to resemble fine a multi-threaded Boa. An interesting feature of
8     Hydra is that head, when cut off was replaced by two others. This was not
9     duplicated in Hydra's threads!
10    
11 nmav 1.4 *****
12     Configure time parameters:
13 nmav 1.3
14 nmav 1.4 --disable-ssl: Disables SSL and TLS support. You must have the gnutls library
15     for SSL to work.
16    
17     --disable-smp: Disables all of the thread stuff. Hydra will function just like
18     Boa.
19    
20     *****
21 nmav 1.5 A mailing list for Hydra is available at
22     http://lists.hellug.gr/mailman/listinfo/hydra-dev
23    
24 nmav 1.4 Development. Use the following cvs commands, to checkout the hydra repository:
25    
26     $ cvs -d :pserver:anonymous@cvs.hellug.gr:/var/cvs/hydra login
27     --- password is 'anonymous' ---
28     $ cvs -d :pserver:anonymous@cvs.hellug.gr:/var/cvs/hydra co hydra
29    
30    
31     *****
32 nmav 1.3 About Boa:
33    
34     Boa was created in 1991 by Paul Phillips <paulp@go2net.com>. It is being
35 nmav 1.1 maintained and enhanced by Larry Doolittle <ldoolitt@boa.org>
36     and Jon Nelson <jnelson@boa.org>.
37    
38     For more information (including installation instructions) examine
39     the file docs/boa.txt or docs/boa.dvi, point your web browser to docs/boa.html,
40     or visit the Boa homepage at
41    
42     http://www.boa.org/
43    

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