[rt-users] memory leaks

Jesse Vincent jesse at bestpractical.com
Wed Apr 29 15:41:02 EDT 2009

On Mon, Apr 27, 2009 at 04:24:56PM -0400, Mathieu Longtin wrote:
> Hi,
> we have RT 3.8.1 installed with mod_perl 2.0.4 on a Red Hat ES5 system, and
> using Oracle as a database.
> I have noticed a lot of memory leaks on the part of the apache processes. It
> seems they grow by 2 to 5K for every page request against RT, and about 10K
> for every email loaded by rt-mailgate.
> I had to reduce the number of request served by apache before restarting a
> process, just to keep the memory usage under control.
> Is there anything I can do to fix this?

I'd recommend instrumenting webmux.pl with Devel::Gladiator to figure
out what objects are leaking. That's the right first step to properly
fixing things.


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