|...(though it will reuse that memory for other things). This is particularly a problem for mod_perl, where the process...
One approach that I always use when a request is going to be quite resource consuming, is to let the child process die after the request is served. You can do this with $r->child_terminate. The extra CPU for forking a new child process is a lot less than the CPU you would lose when the server starts swapping.
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