Re: help on debugging individual extensions

On Thu, Apr 26, 2012 at 2:23 AM, Sven Nielsen <post svennielsen de> wrote:
>>>>> Is it possible to debug memory leakage of individual extensions of gnome
>>>>> shell?
>>>> Have you determined which extension is leaking?
>> Unfortunately, there isn't a better way to determine this sort of
>> thing other than trying all extensions one by one and seeing which
>> ones leak vs. don't leak.
> That is unfortunate, indeed, ..really not possible?
> As I said, I am a user, not a developer.
> I will gladly run gnome shell in debug mode and watch memory consumption
> of extensions, individual threads, or whatever way there is to
> differetiate between shell and extensions, if this is at all possible?

There is no differentiation at runtime. Any extension can do whatever
it wants to the Shell.

> But, I cannot spend weeks disabling and re-enabling individual
> extensions and see what memory usage comes up with. I am not in a
> testlab, I am using my computer for work.

If you have five extensions or so, it shouldn't take too long.

> Regards
> Sven
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