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From Ofer Israeli <>
Subject Memory Leak when working with AliasMatch and Cache
Date Wed, 09 Nov 2011 13:37:44 GMT
Hi all,

We have just witnessed a memory leak in the case of Apache 2.2.16 with WinOpenSSL running
on Windows when downloading a file that is served from the disk via the AliasMatch directive
and does not reside in the cache but is configured as cacheable.
In this case, we see that the child process memory grows by the same size as the size of the
file being downloaded and the memory usage does not decline.  After this initial download,
the file is cached and when downloading the file again, there is no memory leak.
We have also sent that when Apache is configured not to cache this file and it is served via
AliasMatch there is no leak.

Anyone seen this before?

Ofer Israeli
Team Leader, Endpoint Security Management
Check Point Software Technologies<>
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