Description of problem:
libvirtd in F12 leaks pretty bad when you make invalid
requests against the daemon. For example, try doing
# virsh dominfo 0
in a loop on a machine running qemu/kvm hypervisor.
Dan tells me that this is fixed by the following upstream
Author: Matthias Bolte <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Wed Sep 30 02:17:27 2009 +0200
Fix memory leaks in libvirtd's message processing
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Run this command as root several times, or in a loop:
virsh dominfo 0
Check the output of 'top' to see libvirtd growing in size.
* Fri Oct 9 2009 Mark McLoughlin <email@example.com> - 0.7.1-11
- Fix libvirtd memory leak during error reply sending (#528162)
- Add several PCI hot-unplug typo fixes from upstream
tag request: https://fedorahosted.org/rel-eng/ticket/2429
tagged now for F12 GA
I've confirmed that the -11 package fixes the bug I was seeing.