[webkit-dev] Questions regarding memory debugging

Holger Freyther zecke at selfish.org
Wed Mar 10 00:07:29 PST 2010

On Wednesday 10 March 2010 05:56:27 Holger Freyther wrote:
> HI All,
> I'm currently running the iexploder tests on GtkLauncher and I'm observing
> a growth in memory usage of that process. I have used the GNOME memprof
> utilitiy to look at it and the best candidate for the "leak" is
> SharedBuffer::append which will allocate memory.

Zoltan has mentioned gdb on irc and I started to wonder how far we can get 
with GDB's python support in 7.0. Maybe we could create a set of scripts to 
track lifetime using GDB? I'm going to explore this option maybe later today 
but within this week.


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