Re: [Nautilus-list] Memory consumption under Sol8?

On Fri, 20 Jul 2001, Darin Adler wrote:

> On Friday, July 20, 2001, at 01:04  AM, Nick Steel wrote:
> > Its rather strange. I've been able to duplicate this behavior on three
> > seperate users on the same system. I did some more poking around with it,
> > and occasionally I can get the interface to come up, and I'm able to
> > navigate around for about 30 seconds without any problems and then I'll do
> > something like resize the window, or change into a directory in tree mode,
> > and the interface will lockup and you can see it start to hog up memory.
> The next step is to run the program under something that can tell us what'
> s allocating the memory. One way to do it is to run under gdb, with a
> breakpoint on malloc when the size is very large (guessing that the memory
> is allocated with malloc). Another possibility might be to run it with a
> memory debugging program like that one (can't remember its name) used to
> find leaks in gnome programs.

That would be memprof.

/ Alex

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