memory usage in mod_perl

Max Kanat-Alexander mkanat at
Wed Jan 17 12:57:49 UTC 2007

On Wed, 17 Jan 2007 21:48:27 +1100 "Bradley Baetz" <bbaetz at>
> Perl does free up memory unless you end up with cycles; strictly
> speaking its libc/the kernel that won't ever free it up.

	No, it's perl that doesn't return it to the kernel:

> Not across requests, though.

	Right, we don't manually cache anything across requests.


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