sbrk(2), OOM-killer and malloc() overcommit
peterjeremy at optushome.com.au
Fri Jan 4 11:28:25 PST 2008
On Fri, Jan 04, 2008 at 09:08:12PM +0600, Vadim Goncharov wrote:
>will make a bad reputation for FreeBSD as a server platform. But there are
>related "bug", in that of malloc overcommit, which can be demonstrated by
>this short program (if no resource limits are present, you'll see):
This is a feature, not a bug.
>http://people.freebsd.org/~kib/overcommit/index.html - but it has never
>gone into src tree. So why we still have this problem, why not have at
>least this patch?..
Overcommit has been bikeshedded extensively in the past. I suggest you
study the archives first.
Please excuse any delays as the result of my ISP's inability to implement
an MTA that is either RFC2821-compliant or matches their claimed behaviour.
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