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From "Frank Maas" <>
Subject No image creation in mod_perl (was RE: Apache2/MP2 Segfaults ...)
Date Mon, 27 Mar 2006 11:05:10 GMT

> As a sidenote often it is not really desired/dangerous to run image
> creation as a mod_perl handler because of the nature of perl, memory
> allocated once is never freed until the process shutdowns or is killed
> (by your Apache::SizeLimit handler).

Ah, you got me worried there... How in your opinion should one do creation of images in a
mod_perl environment. Think of captcha's, on-the-fly images, etc.?

I am very interested to hear opinions about this (just before I am going to use this heavily


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