[mythtv-users] ticket locking

Udo van den Heuvel udovdh at xs4all.nl
Thu Jun 19 14:06:42 UTC 2008

Allan Stirling wrote:
> There's a couple of things here that haven't been said yet.
> Firstly, you're running trunk. Don't. Run 0.21-fixes, as was

After being kaffered out before for doing so and reporting an issue?
Did you pay attention?
21-fixes here all the way.
For what that 'fixes' may mean.

> Secondly, you only have to run valgrind for a couple of
> hours (or until growth starts, at least). You don't leave it
> running for weeks. You will have to compile it yourself with
> --enable-valgrind (ISTR), otherwise you will hit internal
> timeouts.

What is the difference between with --enable-valgrind and not?

> Thirdly, you need to be sure of what you're actually seeing.

Did I ask for a howto?

> As many others have said, there is a difference between
> virtual (VSZ) and resident (RSS). This is not as simple as
> "swapped out" and "swapped in".

What does top report?
And even if there's not 400 megs in RAM, why does it get to big?
I still think it is not OK when a process starts at less than 10% grows
to 40% over time.

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