[drupal-devel] menu memory usage

Gerhard Killesreiter killesreiter at physik.uni-freiburg.de
Sun Oct 23 21:37:14 UTC 2005

On Sun, 23 Oct 2005, Karoly Negyesi wrote:

> Probably most of the devels have not noticed
> http://drupal.org/node/34755 "when I enable all modules in core, the
> menu array eats over 800K of RAM".  As we now have menu-otf which will

I have noticed it of course.

> be badly abused and (almost) all nodes will be put in the menu hierarchy
> instead of stuff like About Us, FAQ etc, we can look ahead for
> situations where someone locks himself out of his drupal cold after a
> node submission because the menu tree will grow too large. I know this
> can not be solved for 4.7, it's too late, but let's discuss it.

I'll set my memory allowance a bit higher and restart apache when that
happens. ;p

I actually doubt that this will happen. Having all nodes in a menu does
not make too much sense as the menu will get either very long or very
deep. Both things are not desirable.


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