[Mimedefang] Embedded Perl (continued)

Dianne Skoll dfs at roaringpenguin.com
Tue Sep 22 11:26:14 EDT 2015

On Tue, 22 Sep 2015 08:20:16 -0700
Amit Gupta <amit777 at gmail.com> wrote:

> We have 16GB of ram, though there are other processes running on this
> machine such as DB that will be segmented later.  I'm curious how much
> resident memory each of your mimedefang.pl processes uses?

About 110MB, but not sure how much of that is shared.

> Also, Am I right in thinking  the forking issue is not such a big deal
> because the processes are pre-forked and stay running for some amount
> of time and eventually get cleared down to your minimum setting.

Forking is not a big deal at all.  execing may be more of a big
deal, but still probably not a major performance factor.



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