[webkit-dev] Snow Leopard Leaks Bot out of Disk Space

Mark Rowe mrowe at apple.com
Mon Aug 8 18:09:07 PDT 2011

On 2011-08-08, at 17:16, Eric Seidel wrote:

> http://build.webkit.org/builders/SnowLeopard%20Intel%20Leaks/builds/18482/steps/layout-test/logs/stdio
> 2011-08-08 16:03:36,710 67413 manager.py:1403 ERROR worker/0 raised
> OSError('[Errno 28] No space left on device:
> '/var/folders/dR/dRbf9KVoHs0rNZjRONbHTU+++TI/-Tmp-/DumpRenderTree-CL_oFh''):
> It's possible that the out-of-disk space is entirely my fault.  I just
> switched the bot over to NRWT today and maybe I'm writing gigs of data
> to the HD somehow.
> If someone with access to the bot could SSH in, clean up a little, and
> tell me if I caused the out of disk, that would be fantastic.

The issue is that the AppleSpell process is inheriting the environment from the process that required it.  On the leaks bot this is DumpRenderTree with MallocStackLogging=YES set.  AppleSpell appears to be a long-running service that never exits on its own.  This causes its stack log file to grow without bound.  I've cleaned up the disk space it was using for now.

- Mark

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