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From Dave Hodgkinson <>
Subject Re: Apache2::SizeLimit and x64_86
Date Mon, 11 Apr 2011 08:43:55 GMT

On 11 Apr 2011, at 02:24, E R wrote:

> Hi all,
> On x86_64 I noticed that perl .so files (XS modules) appear to use a
> lot more memory than they do on 32-bit architectures.

It's not just .so files. The footprint of our whole mod_perl processes
pretty much doubled when we went to 64 bit (including a self-compiled
perl with full 64 bit internals).

It's the price to pay for 64 bit!

Are you using the A::S that's in the repo? It has fixes for calculating

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