[ITP] httperf-0.9.0

Yaakov (Cygwin/X) yselkowitz@users.sourceforge.net
Sun Feb 7 06:36:00 GMT 2010

On 05/02/2010 02:53, Dr. Volker Zell wrote:
> For your convenience attached the cygport file for building this
> package. It would have taken care of all the above aspects.

Thanks for the plug. :-)  But one point:

> DESCRIPTION="Httperf is a tool for measuring web server performance. It provides a flexible facility
> for generating various HTTP workloads and for measuring server performance. The focus of
> httperf is not on implementing one particular benchmark but on providing a robust,
> high-performance tool that facilitates the construction of both micro- and macro-level
> benchmarks. The three distinguishing characteristics of httperf are its robustness,
> which includes the ability to generate and sustain server overload, support for the
> HTTP/1.1 and SSL protocols, and its extensibility to new workload generators and p
> erformance measurements."

DESCRIPTION is meant to be a short one-liner (closer to sdesc: and 
ldesc:), as it is shown in cygport info.


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