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From "Roy T. Fielding" <>
Subject Re: Reaping of idle Apache child processes
Date Tue, 21 Nov 2000 03:54:49 GMT
> 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.

OTOH, it might result in killing the process most likely to have
its innards within the fast L2 or VM cache.


Test it first, please.


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