[ABE.pm] Perl and memory usage

Ricardo Signes perl.abe at rjbs.manxome.org
Tue Nov 17 07:42:08 PST 2009

* fiedlert at gmail.com [2009-11-17T10:37:20]
> What I need to do is fill memory, a little at a time. Im trying to force  
> OOM errors. Whith the following Perl exits w/ Out of memory, but no OOM  
> kills. Any ideas?

No idea.  The Linux kernel's "kill random stuff when memory is low" behavior is
voodooriffic and, as far as I know, hard to trigger.  I have not done any
research just now, though, so I could just be living under the cloud of FUD.
Let me know if you find a good strategy.


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