Perl in shared hosting environments

David Cantrell david at
Wed Sep 21 12:13:23 BST 2011

On Wed, Sep 21, 2011 at 11:21:06AM +0100, Dirk Koopman wrote:

> * mod_perl processes seem(ed) to get bigger and bigger and need(ed)
>   to be killed every few 10s of requests to keep memory usage in
>   bounds. We needed many more (bigger) machines to run mod_perl v
>   other webservers and FastCGI.

This is why I stopped using mod_perl for CPANdeps.  By leaving no memory
for anything else, it actually made things slower than CGI.

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