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From Rafael Caceres <>
Subject Re: MP1 -> MP2 migration Problems.
Date Thu, 14 Feb 2008 14:13:41 GMT

On Wed, 2008-02-13 at 23:00 +0100, André Warnier wrote:
> Of course, what I forgot to mention below - and sorry if you know that 
> already - is that whichever perl modules you pre-load in your main 
> Apache server config via the script, you do not need to "use" 
> anymore in all your perl scripts or Apache/mod_perl handlers.
This is the first time that NOT using "use" because it was preloaded is
mentioned. In fact, how would the modules compile (while testing for

> (At the cost of having them (insibly) duplicated in all the children 
> processes).
Again, this is the first time this is mentioned. It would mean that, say
10 or 20 scripts under mod_perl using DBI,DBD::Oracle,CGI and Template
would have the effect of using up to 20 times the memory footprint?
Wasn't preloading suposed to do the exact opposite?

I'm at a loss here

> But it may simplify your migration problems, and you can always tune 
> this later.
> André
Rafael Caceres

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