memory leak?

Peter Schober peter.schober at
Tue Sep 13 15:38:25 BST 2011

* Cantor, Scott <cantor.2 at> [2011-09-13 15:44]:
> >I had planned a restart, but things went haywire before I could do that.
> >Memory usage shot up from the 600+mb it had been using to about 2.7GB in
> >a short amount of time. Restarting shibd and apache resolved the issue.
> >It's running fine now using about 366mb. Do you have any ideas what could
> >have caused that or how I might go about searching for a cause?
> Yes, you are using prefork Apache and your stacks are too big. Stop
> using prefork, problem solved.

Unless you need to support non-threadsafe software like PHP (or some
of it's modules, e.g. gettext). But then you should't be running PHP
via SAPI (mod_php) when FCGI is available...

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