why will nginx's map directive eat all ram?

Валентин Бартенев vbart at nginx.com
Fri Aug 2 15:05:45 UTC 2013

On Friday 02 August 2013 16:30:35 Payne Chu wrote:
> recently I try to use map directive to make my nginx.conf DRY. like below
> `map $pid $public_root { default public; }`
> and in one of server directive I put below
> `root $public_root;`
> I try to `ab` test with retrieve a static html. the nginx will eat all ram.
> if I reset back to `root public;` it will maintain the ram in low evel.
> so we should avoid to use map directive ?
> My Env: MACOSX 10.8.4, Nginx 1.4.1

What does "nginx -V" show?

  wbr, Valentin V. Bartenev


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