Shop a running memcached server?

howard chen howachen at
Fri Nov 10 16:02:49 UTC 2006

On 11/10/06, Brad Fitzpatrick <brad at> wrote:
> 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

thanks first...

well, even this, i think it would be nice if memcached include with a
standard script/command to start / restart / stop the server, just
like what apachectl did

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