[erlang-questions] ibrowse question

Chandru <>
Fri Aug 20 08:11:33 CEST 2010

On 18 August 2010 22:56, Evans, Matthew <> wrote:

> Hi,
> I have a simple ibrowse question. We are sending a POST out with the HTTP
> keep-alive header set. Assuming there are no active requests on that
> connection, and assuming no one has closed the socket on the remote end,
> would ibrowse reuse that current connection or open a new one?
When you make a new request, if the number of connections is less than the
maximum specified (10 by default), ibrowse will spawn a new connection. Only
if it has reached that maximum, it will start pipelining requests on to
existing connections.


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