Re: Change in 1.3.99 breaks perl4.036 running mirror-2.3

lilo (
Sat, 11 May 1996 22:22:46 -0500 (CDT)

On Fri, 10 May 1996, Michael Meissner wrote:

> I use mirror-2.3 to mirror files via FTP (which is written in Perl and
> needs perl4.036, not perl5.xx). On 1.3.97, everything was ok. When I
> went to 1.3.99, it caused mirror to loop until it filled all of memory
> + swap (and for a 48 meg machine with 128 meg of swap, it takes
> awhile).

This is a known memory-leak problem with perl4.036. Get mirror-2.8 and
perl5. Fixes the problems nicely.