Summary: gdb use excessive amounts of RAM Classification: openSUSE Product: openSUSE 11.1 Version: Final Platform: Other OS/Version: Other Status: NEW Severity: Normal Priority: P5 - None Component: Development AssignedTo: firstname.lastname@example.org ReportedBy: email@example.com QAContact: firstname.lastname@example.org Found By: ---
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When I try to obtain a backtrace from withing gdb, gdb start using an excessive amount of RAM an not display anymore.
This apply repeatably under certain conditions. ie not in every situations, but in one situation it happen all the time (and I have found MANY cases).
hub 12138 4.9 63.9 1702672 482660 pts/4 D+ 01:25 0:16 | _ gdb /gnote
1702672 is the VSS 482660 is the RSS As a comparison, I only have 768MB or RAM on this machine.
It should be noted that the executable is built with -O0 to deal properly with C++ inlining. Also, I'm on 32-bits Intel.
The gdb version is the one from 11.1: 220.127.116.1181120-2.1
Steps to Reproduce: 1. 2. 3.