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From Sean T Allen <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Don't know if the configure options contradict
Date Mon, 03 Jan 2005 04:20:28 GMT
I was referring to a situation where you would have more than 1 binary 

In which case the footprint would be lower.

Should have been more clear on that.

Joshua Slive wrote:

>On Tue, 28 Dec 2004 15:43:09 -0500, Sean T Allen <> wrote:
>>Which leads to a lower memory footprint for each apache process but a
>>slower startup time
>>as symbols are resolved at process start rather than at compile time.
>The memory footprint will not be lower.  Apache processes can share
>certain parts of memory between processes regardless of whether shared
>modules are used.
>The only benefit of shared modules (and it's a big one) is being able
>to easily add, subtract, or replace modules without needing to
>recompile the whole server.
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