On 2007.08.07, Jeff Rogers <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > Over in naviserver Vlad (I think) did a bunch of work on vmalloc which > tries to actually release the memory back to the system (rather than > just the shared pool) on thread exit to keep the process size smaller > still. I don't recall what the ultimate outcome of it was however.
I imagine that's a losing battle as then you start to see all sorts of fragmentation issues, I bet. I'm just guessing here; I'm likely wrong and I'm okay with that--I haven't reviewed any of their code, and I'm sure the behavior will be dependent on the underlying OS's memory management implememtation, as well. -- Dossy -- Dossy Shiobara | [EMAIL PROTECTED] | http://dossy.org/ Panoptic Computer Network | http://panoptic.com/ "He realized the fastest way to change is to laugh at your own folly -- then you can let go and quickly move on." (p. 70) -- AOLserver - http://www.aolserver.com/ To Remove yourself from this list, simply send an email to <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> with the body of "SIGNOFF AOLSERVER" in the email message. You can leave the Subject: field of your email blank.