[rt-devel] Severe Memory Leak

Jesse Vincent jesse at bestpractical.com
Wed Sep 24 14:50:24 EDT 2003

On Wed, Sep 24, 2003 at 02:41:41PM -0400, Vivek Khera wrote:
> Perhaps switching to a process model where the processes are not
> persistent for so long will help.  The thing with mod_perl is that the
> perl interpreter is persistent, so any memory it allocates will not be
> released to the system upon termination of the request.  This is not a
> memory leak -- it is just how it works.  The perl process has gotten
> the memory from the system and can reuse it many times to satisfy the
> memory allocation needs of the code.

At the same time, we do want to track down cases where RT or its'
dependencies are being anti-social ;)

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