Shop a running memcached server?

Brad Fitzpatrick brad at
Fri Nov 10 15:55:12 UTC 2006

On Fri, 10 Nov 2006, howard chen wrote:

> becoz I just wonder since memcached allocate memory, so if it
> accidentally being killed, i don't know if the memory allocated can be
> freed ...

The operating system does that, as it does with every process.

Whenever a process exits, all the memory for that address space is
reclaimed (unless another process is sharing it).

- Brad

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