brackup possible memory leak - consumes 1.5GB+ with 64MB chunk
William J. Coldwell
cryo+brackup at cryo.ws
Fri Jul 24 23:36:15 UTC 2009
William J. Coldwell "Cryo" WC25-ARIN
Warped, Inc. http://warped.com
Sr. Custodial Engineer 20BOVINE29
+33° 58' 16.20", -83° 55' 50.04"
On Jul 24, 2009, at 4:03 PM, Shaun Amott wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 21, 2009 at 09:33:34AM +0100, George Hills wrote:
>> I've been looking at a server which backs up about 600GB of data
>> overnight from a local disk to Amazon using brackup 1.09.
>> The backup process has worked faultlessly for several weeks, but
>> recently begain failing.
>> The pattern to the failures is that brackup consumes all the
>> RAM and then gets killed. The available RAM on the box is upwards
>> of 2GB.
>> The data on the local disk changes quite a lot. brackup does not
>> run out of memory at the same time. Sometimes it seems to run for a
>> period and complete a substantial amount of the upload, while RAM use
>> remains stable around 400MB, before blowing up.
> Is your Perl binary compiled with usemymalloc=y?
> Shaun Amott // PGP: 0x6B387A9A
> "A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin
> of little minds." - Ralph Waldo Emerson
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