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Bug #12202 Apache processes keep growing until all memory is used up
Submitted: 2001-07-17 07:40 UTC Modified: 2001-10-21 00:23 UTC
From: alragom at yahoo dot com Assigned:
Status: Closed Package: Apache related
PHP Version: 4.0.5 OS: RedHat Linux 6.1
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
 [2001-07-17 07:40 UTC] alragom at yahoo dot com
I was attempting to Install Horde & IMP. Following along with their instructions I changed the following settings in the php.ini file : 

magic_quotes_gpc        =       On


magic_quotes_gpc        =       Off

include_path = "" ; UNIX: "/path1:/path2"  


include_path = "/usr/local/lib/php"

Upon restarting Apache ( 1.3.20 installed from sources ) some of it's processes kept growing in memory size up to 100 MB each ! Ofcourse this is where I killed Apache.

THe problem is reproduceable and was fixed simply by changing those settings back to their defaults and starting apache once again.


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 [2001-10-21 00:23 UTC]
Can not reproduce with PHP 4.0.6. 

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