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-# IRC, freenode, #hurd, 2012-08-11
- <braunr> the exec servers seems to leak a lot
- <braunr> server*
- <braunr> exec now uses 109M on darnassus
- <braunr> it really leaks a lot
- <pinotree> only 109mb? few months ago, exec on exodar was taking more than
- 200mb after few days of uptime with builds done
- <braunr> i wonder how much it takes on the buildds
-# IRC, freenode, #hurd, 2012-08-17
- <braunr> the exec leak is tricky
- <braunr> bddebian: btw, look at the TODO file in the hurd source code
- <braunr> bddebian: there is a not from thomas bushnell about that
- <braunr> "*** Handle dead name notifications on execserver ports. !
- <braunr> not sure it's still a todo item, but it might be worth checking
- <bddebian> braunr: diskfs_execboot_class = ports_create_class (0, 0);
- This is what would need to change right? It should call some cleanup
- routine in the first argument?
- <bddebian> Would be ideal if it could just use deadboot() from exec.
- <braunr> bddebian: possible
- <braunr> bddebian: hum execboot, i'm not so sure
- <bddebian> Execboot is the exec task, no?
- <braunr> i don't know what execboot is
- <bddebian> It's from libdiskfs
- <braunr> but "diskfs_execboot_class" looks like a class of ports used at
- startup only
- <braunr> ah
- <braunr> then it's something run in the diskfs users ?
- <bddebian> yes
- <braunr> the leak is in exec
- <braunr> if clients misbehave, it shouldn't affect that server
- <bddebian> That's a different issue, this was about the TODO thing
- <braunr> ah
- <braunr> i don't know
- <bddebian> Me either :)
- <bddebian> For the leak I'm still focusing on do-bunzip2 but I am baffled
- at my results..
- <braunr> ?
- <bddebian> Where my counters are zero if I always increment on different
- vars but wild freaking numbers if I increment on malloc and decrement on