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Re: Help.

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2002-05-14 18:31:09 CEST

striker@apache.org and cmpilato@collab.net write:

> > > Is the pool code simply not re-using allocations?
> >
> > The latter is indeed the case. The production pools code does very
> > little to reuse mem. It is a space-time tradeoff.

Well, this clearly explains why we're unable to do an ra_local
checkout of /trunk, or even a single 'svnadmin dump' of a full
revision. Both of those tasks are being *very* anal about clearing
and re-using pools; there's no reason they should run out of memory.

We absolutely need to fix the pool code and make it aggressive about
re-using memory. SVN can't function otherwise.

If the httpd project requires time optimization over space, that's
fine; just have httpd avoid calls to apr_pool_clear()! Wouldn't that
be enough?

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