[Sugar-devel] Memory leak in Sugar -- how to dump Py data

Michael Stone michael at laptop.org
Thu Oct 7 10:47:02 EDT 2010


> See http://dev.laptop.org/ticket/10386 for details. The sugar-session
> process in 10.1.2 grows slowly...
> 
> There's some form of leak somewhere. Maybe we are triggerin a real
> python leak, maybe we have reference loops. How do we trace this?

Tomeu wrote some instructions here:

   http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Memory_leak_testing
   http://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/Development_Team/Memory/Leak_testing  (mirror)

that might be of use to you.

Also, it looks like guppy is now available directly from Fedora, packaged under
the name "python-guppy".

Michael


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