Bug 517918 - epoll backend allocates too much memory
Summary: epoll backend allocates too much memory
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: libevent
Version: 12
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Steve Dickson
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2009-08-17 21:15 UTC by Tom "spot" Callaway
Modified: 2010-11-04 14:33 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2010-11-04 14:33:48 UTC

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Allocate a lot less memory with the epoll backend (1012 bytes, patch)
2009-08-17 21:15 UTC, Tom "spot" Callaway
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Description Tom "spot" Callaway 2009-08-17 21:15:59 UTC
Created attachment 357706 [details]
Allocate a lot less memory with the epoll backend

Description of problem:

Currently, chromium has a local copy of libevent with one patch applied, to fix an issue where the epoll backend over-aggressively allocates memory:


The attached patch resolves the issue, please consider applying and pushing out a Fedora update for this issue.

Comment 1 Steve Dickson 2009-08-18 20:37:54 UTC
Fixed in libevent-1.4.12-1.fc12

Comment 2 Bug Zapper 2009-11-16 11:31:32 UTC
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 12 development cycle.
Changing version to '12'.

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Comment 3 Bug Zapper 2010-11-04 10:27:58 UTC
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Comment 4 Tom "spot" Callaway 2010-11-04 14:33:48 UTC
This is long since merged upstream.

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