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From Graham Leggett <minf...@sharp.fm>
Subject Re: mod_cache: store_body() bites off more than it can chew
Date Thu, 02 Sep 2010 23:44:01 GMT
On 02 Sep 2010, at 8:45 PM, Ruediger Pluem wrote:

> I guess this makes sense for another reason as well. Looking at your  
> example
> (a single file bucket of a 4 GB file) I think the current  
> implementation
> can consume an insane amount of virtual memory in the httpd process  
> as it
> transforms the file bucket into mmap buckets while reading the file  
> bucket
> to store its contents in the cache.
> Taking the 4 GB example this kills a 32 bit process.

This is another long standing problem that this change would fix,  
definitely.

Regards,
Graham
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