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Re: subversion 1.3.1 + apr 0.9.7 = memory leak?

From: Garrett Rooney <rooneg_at_electricjellyfish.net>
Date: 2006-05-04 21:52:27 CEST

On 5/4/06, David Young <dyoung@pobox.com> wrote:

> It seems that the cache grows without bound, without regard for the
> potential of thrashing. It ceases to improve performance after a while.


> What is the rule for kicking entries out of the cache? Can I reduce
> the cache size?

Nope. I don't believe there is a rule for kicking entries out of the
cache, largely due to the way memory management works with memory

> I am surprised that the cost of re-parsing is so great that it pays to
> keep a parsed entries object in the cache, especially when the OS holds
> the unparsed entries file in disk cache. I am probably just missing
> something.

Well, before the cache existed performance was quite a bit worse than
it is today. It's probably a combination of the work parsing the data
and the disk access (some of which may be cached by the OS).


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