[Pkg-amule-devel] Bug#612962: Bug#612962: amule: Exits after a few minutes - probably due to severe memory leak
morph at debian.org
Sun Feb 13 23:00:15 UTC 2011
tags 612962 +confirmed
thanks for your report.
On Fri, Feb 11, 2011 at 22:06, Tony Houghton <h at realh.co.uk> wrote:
> Package: amule
> Version: 2.2.6+debian0-8
> Severity: important
> amule keeps quitting after a short time, often before it's reached the
> front of any download queues. I've tried runnning it from a terminal
> with ulimit -c unlimited but it just exits without any message. A few
> times I've noticed that it's eating masses of memory, causing severe
> swapping, so presumably it's exiting because it runs out of memory, but
> I'm not sure if that's the cause every time.
I can replicate it on one of my system (but not on another, weird)
> It seems to be triggered by trying to download several files at once
> (more than 10?). On one occasion I was experiencing the crashes with far
> fewer downloads but deleting the .aMule directory and restarting it made
> it work reliably. But I've just tried deleting everything from .aMule
> except my partial downloads (currently 16 of them) and the instability
> is persisting.
There is a thread on the upstream forum where the problem seems to
be related to the download limits, and to some bug in wx.
Let's see how it goes, since the current solution seems to be in the
wx libs (so not even a amule bug).
Sandro Tosi (aka morph, morpheus, matrixhasu)
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