Bug 1299818 - mod_python leaks memory during httpd reload
mod_python leaks memory during httpd reload
Status: NEW
Product: Fedora EPEL
Classification: Fedora
Component: mod_python (Show other bugs)
el6
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Assigned To: Lubomir Rintel
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2016-01-19 05:34 EST by Martin Frodl
Modified: 2016-01-19 05:34 EST (History)
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Description Martin Frodl 2016-01-19 05:34:09 EST
Description of problem:

With mod_python installed and enabled, Apache server reload causes considerable
memory leaks.

Steps to Reproduce:
# service httpd start
Starting httpd:                                            [  OK  ]
# ps aux | head -1
USER       PID %CPU %MEM    VSZ   RSS TTY      STAT START   TIME COMMAND
# ps aux | grep httpd
root      1659  0.0  0.3 184940  6560 ?        Ss   05:28   0:00 /usr/sbin/httpd
apache    1661  0.0  0.2 184940  4536 ?        S    05:28   0:00 /usr/sbin/httpd
apache    1662  0.0  0.2 184940  4536 ?        S    05:28   0:00 /usr/sbin/httpd
apache    1663  0.0  0.2 184940  4552 ?        S    05:28   0:00 /usr/sbin/httpd
apache    1664  0.0  0.2 184940  4536 ?        S    05:28   0:00 /usr/sbin/httpd
apache    1665  0.0  0.2 184940  4536 ?        S    05:28   0:00 /usr/sbin/httpd
apache    1666  0.0  0.2 184940  4536 ?        S    05:28   0:00 /usr/sbin/httpd
apache    1667  0.0  0.2 184940  4536 ?        S    05:28   0:00 /usr/sbin/httpd
apache    1668  0.0  0.2 184940  4536 ?        S    05:28   0:00 /usr/sbin/httpd
root      1670  0.0  0.0 103320   884 pts/0    S+   05:28   0:00 grep httpd
# service httpd reload
Reloading httpd:
# ps aux | grep httpd
root      1659  0.1  0.4 186428  8600 ?        Ss   05:28   0:00 /usr/sbin/httpd
apache    1685  0.0  0.3 186560  6100 ?        S    05:28   0:00 /usr/sbin/httpd
apache    1686  0.0  0.3 186560  6100 ?        S    05:28   0:00 /usr/sbin/httpd
apache    1687  0.0  0.3 186560  6116 ?        S    05:28   0:00 /usr/sbin/httpd
apache    1688  0.0  0.3 186560  6100 ?        S    05:28   0:00 /usr/sbin/httpd
apache    1689  0.0  0.3 186560  6100 ?        S    05:28   0:00 /usr/sbin/httpd
apache    1690  0.0  0.3 186560  6100 ?        S    05:28   0:00 /usr/sbin/httpd
apache    1691  0.0  0.3 186560  6100 ?        S    05:28   0:00 /usr/sbin/httpd
apache    1692  0.0  0.3 186560  6100 ?        S    05:28   0:00 /usr/sbin/httpd
root      1694  0.0  0.0 103320   884 pts/0    S+   05:28   0:00 grep httpd

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
mod_python-3.3.1-16.el6.x86_64
httpd-2.2.15-51.el6.x86_64

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