[rrd-users] Memory usage

Maxwell Carey mcarey at ucar.edu
Wed Sep 17 22:11:17 CEST 2014

Any time you `use` a module in Perl, you are loading code into memory. So
yes, memory usage will go up. See the documentation
<http://perldoc.perl.org/functions/use.html> for details.

On Wed, Sep 17, 2014 at 1:39 PM, Christian Brechbuehler <brecc at balcab.ch>

> Hello list,
> I just started using RRD to write some perl statistics scripts - so
> definitely a newbie. When testing the scripts i found a surprising thing:
> As soon as I include the RRDs module (just 'use RRDs;', no actual usage),
> the virtual memory usage of the scripts goes up from ~20K to 125MB. Is that
> normal or am I doing something wrong?
> Regards
> Christian
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