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1 This is Hydra, a modification of Boa, which supports multiple threads of
2 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
6 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 *****
12 Configure time parameters:
13
14 --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 Development. Use the following cvs commands, to checkout the hydra repository:
22
23 $ cvs -d :pserver:anonymous@cvs.hellug.gr:/var/cvs/hydra login
24 --- password is 'anonymous' ---
25 $ cvs -d :pserver:anonymous@cvs.hellug.gr:/var/cvs/hydra co hydra
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27
28 *****
29 About Boa:
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31 Boa was created in 1991 by Paul Phillips <paulp@go2net.com>. It is being
32 maintained and enhanced by Larry Doolittle <ldoolitt@boa.org>
33 and Jon Nelson <jnelson@boa.org>.
34
35 For more information (including installation instructions) examine
36 the file docs/boa.txt or docs/boa.dvi, point your web browser to docs/boa.html,
37 or visit the Boa homepage at
38
39 http://www.boa.org/
40

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