Re: Plasma LeakGuard 💧
Alberto Salvia Novella
es20490446e at gmail.com
Tue Mar 16 14:42:58 GMT 2021
Right now I don't have any memory leak, but any add-on can leak memory into
the plasmashell process.
So when there is going to be a leak cannot be controlled in reality. Even
if you want to fix it, the consequences of not having a safeguard is a
critical system failure.
Anyway I will contact them. Thanks 👍
On Tue, 16 Mar 2021 at 15:39, Konstantin Kharlamov <hi-angel at yandex.ru>
> I think the most interesting thing here is to know what plasmashell
> think about it. Is it perhaps possible they don't have a reproducer for
> leak, and you have it? In which case it seems more productive to fix the
> Please, get in touch with plasmashell devs, I'm sure they will be glad to
> any help in addressing that sort of issues.
> On Tue, 2021-03-16 at 15:34 +0100, Alberto Salvia Novella wrote:
> > The thing is that plasmashell isn't always started via its service, at
> > this is the case on my system. I shall look into that.
> > On Tue, 16 Mar 2021 at 07:41, Konstantin Kharlamov <hi-angel at yandex.ru>
> > > On Tue, 2021-03-16 at 01:29 +0100, Alberto Salvia Novella wrote:
> > > > I have created this tool for the Plasma desktop:
> > > > https://gitlab.com/es20490446e/plasma-leakguard
> > > >
> > > > Shall I announce it somewhere?
> > > >
> > > > (When replying please include my email address on the "to" field, as
> > > > have
> > > > mail delivery disabled for this list)
> > >
> > > (note: I'm just a random passer-by contributor)
> > >
> > > I think you better discuss this with plasmashell developers. Clearly,
> > > leaks need to be fixed instead of working them around. Although if
> they deem
> > > such tool as you suggest necessary, to me it seems easier to implement
> > > creating a plasmashell user-level service with `MemoryMax=` variable
> set and
> > > being restartable (or, in case they wouldn't want to depend on
> systemd, I
> > > imagine it should be available with bare cgroups too).
> > >
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