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From Dirk-Willem van Gulik <di...@webweaving.org>
Subject Re: leak in APR
Date Thu, 12 Sep 2002 22:29:54 GMT

On Thu, 12 Sep 2002, Aaron Bannert wrote:

> On Thu, Sep 12, 2002 at 04:26:02PM -0600, Jean-Jacques Clar wrote:
> > Why will I wouldn't see my allocated memory decrease if it has been
> > freed?
>
> That's just how unix works. When malloc() needs more memory it calls
> brk or sbrk to move the heap marker up and to map a new page. There's
> no way to move that thing back down, so the output of top or ps can
> always increase.

Gracefull restart...

Dw


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