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Re: fork/exec for hooks scripts with a large FSFS cache

From: Daniel Shahaf <d.s_at_daniel.shahaf.name>
Date: Wed, 14 Nov 2012 02:44:17 +0200

Philip Martin wrote on Tue, Nov 13, 2012 at 21:30:00 +0000:
> Perhaps we could start up a separate hook script process before
> allocating the large FSFS cache and then delegate the fork/exec to that
> smaller process?

If so, let's have that daemon handle all forks we might do, not just
those related to hook scripts. (Otherwise we'll run into the same
problem as soon as we have another use-case for fork() in the server
code --- such as calling svn_sysinfo__release_name().)

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