Hi,

On Fri, Sep 16, 2016 at 7:19 AM, Tomasz Torcz <to...@pipebreaker.pl> wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 16, 2016 at 11:17:13AM +1000, Daniel Kasak wrote:
>> On my system, when I start gnome ( I usually use Enlightenment ), I
>> see both tracker and evolution processes taking about 192MB of memory.
>> I have 16GB of memory, so they're taking about 1.17% of my total (
>> chip ) memory. That's not really of concern to me.
>
>
>   That's good for you, although it's anecdotical evidence. On the other
> hand, on my system tracker exhaust all the memory in few hours:
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1264131

Tracker-store's purpose is flushing all operations to disk ASAP,
there's just no reason why it should eat that much memory, besides
memory leaks.

>From reading the warnings in comment #1 there, it seems you're
affected by 
https://git.gnome.org/browse/tracker/commit/?id=6e42c641b8ed48a39a4e3dec9b4a138b8173ea94
, if you have tracker >= 1.7.3 you can do:

killall tracker-miner-fs && TRACKER_MINER_FORCE_CHECK_UPDATED=1
/usr/libexec/tracker-miner-fs &

or just:

tracker reset -r
tracker daemon -s

if you don't care much about the previously stored data. Either of
those will get you rid of these warnings.

But that alone doesn't explain the memory usage in tracker-store,
please file a bug to gnome bugzilla if you still get memory issues
after trying this.

Cheers,
  Carlos
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