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From Greg Stein <>
Subject Re: Reaping of idle Apache child processes
Date Sat, 18 Nov 2000 02:01:02 GMT
On Fri, Nov 17, 2000 at 03:50:41PM -0500, Jim Jagielski wrote:
> In both 1.3 and 2.0, when we kill off the idle child process
> in perform_idle_server_maintenance(), we simply choose the
> highest numbered idle process. I think it would make sense to
> choose the highest numbered and highest cpu used idle process
> (basically, the highest numbered and most "used" process).
> Might be a good way of handling memory leaks as well as
> possibly preventing some minor thrashing in killing a recently
> created, under-used process.
> Comments?

If you can get that information, then yah... makes total sense.


Greg Stein,

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