[rrd-developers] Bug#499349: librrds-perl: RRDs takes too much memory
tobi at oetiker.ch
Thu Sep 18 13:59:14 CEST 2008
There were some hefty memory leaks in rrdtool 1.3.1 they are fixed
in 1.3.3 ...
Today Sebastian Harl wrote:
> tags 499349 + upstream
> (This is a follow-up to Debian bug #499349 . Please keep
> 499349-forwarded at bugs.debian.org Cc'ed when replying.)
>  http://bugs.debian.org/499349
> On Thu, Sep 18, 2008 at 12:46:00AM +0200, Vincent Lefevre wrote:
> > Perl scripts using RRDs and running continuously take too much memory:
> > e.g. several dozen of MBs. For instance, after 30 hours:
> > PID USER PRI NI VIRT RES SHR S CPU% MEM% TIME+ Command
> > 2651 lefevre 20 0 117M 80588 4548 S 0.0 31.6 2h48:00 perl /home/lefevre
> > This makes the machine very slow, almost unusable (it is an old
> > machine with not much memory), with a load average that can go
> > up to 7, in particular because I have several of such scripts.
> > I've attached the one corresponding to the above line.
> > I didn't have such problems in the past.
> > Since the used memory increases, I suspect a new memory leak.
> I'm not yet into the RRDs code, so I'd really appreciate if someone else
> on rrd-developers could have a look at that.
Tobi Oetiker, OETIKER+PARTNER AG, Aarweg 15 CH-4600 Olten, Switzerland
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