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Re: apr pools & memory leaks

From: Mark Phippard <markphip_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 1 Oct 2008 14:43:23 -0400

On Wed, Oct 1, 2008 at 2:39 PM, Erik Huelsmann <ehuels_at_gmail.com> wrote:

> Windows doesn't support prefork mode; only threaded operation. On
> Linux/Unix the default mode of operation of Apache is some sort of
> creation of disposable processes. The threaded operation in Windows
> doesn't have that (a disposable process which cleans up any memory
> management issues).

OK. The way I read Ben's email is that the reason you do not see this
in "plain Apache" was that it is usually run in pre-fork. I thought
it was possible in SVN regardless. It sounds like when SVN is used in
an Apache that is using pre-fork these processes are being cleaned up
regularly which frees memory.

Mark Phippard
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