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Re: Possible memory leak in TSVNCache

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-02-05 10:09:43 CET

Peter McNab wrote:

> There is something going on which very occasionally produces a higher
> than usual TSVNCache memory usage.
> The laptop rarely shows more than 10Mb but jumped to 97Mb about a week
> ago. Coincidentally I simultaneously had a USB drive fail. Cannot
> remember which nightly or rev was in use.

Now that was the right hint! :)
The cache wouldn't remove all paths recursively and didn't check if all
cached paths still existed after loaded from disk.

Fixed in revision 5624.

> Maybe if the little Tortoise image which we double click to monitor
> cache activity could include a memory usage value, perhaps truncated to
> Mb so that it could be more actively monitored. I cannot work with the
> Task manager continuously occupying valuable screen space.

I don't think there's a way (or an easy way) to find out how much memory
an application really uses.
But maybe just the number of cached entries would be enough?


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