[rrd-users] Re: Heavy-Duty RRD Usage

Chris Snell cjs+lists at aol.net
Mon Sep 17 22:18:58 MEST 2001

Tobias Oetiker wrote:

>rrdtool loads ALL the data it uses to build the graph into memory
>... and because processes can not give back any memory they can not
>shrink ...

Hmmm.  This seems kind of strange.  Why is RRDtool not able to deallocate
memory after it is done graphing?  Other Perl modules apparently do this.
Take, for example, the DBI module:  if it never cleaned up its memory with
each query, memory could be quickly exhausted.


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