Dan McGee dpmcgee at
Thu Apr 18 23:13:15 CEST 2013

On Apr 18, 2013, at 3:24 PM, René Neumann <lists at> wrote:

> Am 18.04.2013 22:03, schrieb René Neumann:
>> Hi all,
>> serving huge files through cgit does not really play well with lighttpd
>> -- lighty's RAM consumption skyrockets, because it seems to have to load
>> the file into memory and is not freeing it thereafter, especially with
>> multiple concurrent requests.
> Or perhaps I should switch webservers ... just noted that this is known
> and simply stated as "your fault, don't serve huge files via (Fast)CGI" :-/
I switched to Nginx on my web server for this exact reason and haven't looked back.

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