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DataObjectManager Module /

Discuss the DataObjectManager module, and the related ImageGallery module.

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GD Image library tripping memory limit errors

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Ryan M.

Community Member, 309 Posts

26 February 2010 at 10:31pm

Seems the GD image library can't handle all the photo uploads on our site so the server's been throwing memory limit errors. I upped memory to 128 and that fixed things for a while until the error started surfacing again. I suspect that the functions aren't releasing the memory upon completion of the process, thus accumulating until it trips the memory limit error. Can anyone confirm that it does this, or not?


Forum Moderator, 4102 Posts

27 February 2010 at 3:13am

GD functions are very memory intensive. Make sure you're exerting some level of control over your user input so you can't save yourself these headaches.. I recommend using the file_size_limit parameter to keep large files out. By default that is set to the value of your PHP.ini upload_max_filesize, but it can certainly be lower if you need it to be.