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Re: sssvlv

Howard Chu wrote:
Chris Card wrote:

When using the sssvlv overlay how does the client tell the server that the
sort request can be thrown away, so that sort requests don't hang around until
sssvlv-max or sssvlv-maxpercon are exceeded?

There is no official mechanism for this. This is a flaw in the Sorting/VLV
specification. For Paged Results you simply send a followup request with
pagesize set to zero, but that doesn't apply for VLV.

Btw, I noted this flaw to the IETF a long time ago but nobody seemed to notice or care.


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