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Re^3: Use of Autoloader in Modern Times

by jgamble (Pilgrim)
on Nov 18, 2012 at 18:27 UTC ( #1004448=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^2: Use of Autoloader in Modern Times
in thread Use of Autoloader in Modern Times

...until you run a preforking server and want to take as much advantage of COW as you can.

Could you expand on that a bit? How does copy on write and preforking incline one to use autoloading?

My own personal preference is to avoid it like a plaguish thing, but even my most massive module isn't on the same order as some CPAN monsters.

(Update: fix the italics tags)

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Re^4: Use of Autoloader in Modern Times
by chromatic (Archbishop) on Nov 19, 2012 at 00:02 UTC

    If you have a preforking server and a modern operating system, you'll tend to save memory by loading everything before forking off children, because they'll share memory pages until something modifies them. That's the opposite of autoloading.

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