make varnish don't start a subprocess

Dag-Erling Smørgrav des at
Fri Mar 27 15:44:26 CET 2009

Harald Friessnegger <harald at> writes:
> if that address space needs roughly the same amout of RAM as the storage 
> file's size - and the cache is not persisted (lost when varnishd is 
> restarted) - why do we need a storage file at all?

Because that's how virtual memory works.

> probably the RES column in top is enough to get an idea how much RAM
> is consumed by a process.

Is it?  AFAIK, if two processes map the same file, it will be counted
twice.  This is the case for shared libraries, for instance, and
multiple instances of the same program.

Dag-Erling Smørgrav - des at

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