Re: [Sugar-devel] OT: determining memory usage of short-lived processes

2009-06-09 Thread Sascha Silbe
On Mon, Jun 08, 2009 at 05:31:59AM -0400, Albert Cahalan wrote: I've examined memory usage of long running processes (i.e. daemons and applications) in the past, no problems. But for my VCS comparison I need to determine the peak memory usage of all child processes (combined), which are rather

Re: [Sugar-devel] OT: determining memory usage of short-lived processes

2009-06-08 Thread Tomeu Vizoso
On Sun, Jun 7, 2009 at 12:26, Sascha Silbesascha-ml-ui-sugar-de...@silbe.org wrote: On Sun, Jun 07, 2009 at 12:28:58AM +0200, Martin Langhoff wrote: [ps_mem.py] Perhaps you knew it already -- it's a good tool worthy of promotion so... Got to know it only recently and it's indeed very

Re: [Sugar-devel] OT: determining memory usage of short-lived processes

2009-06-08 Thread Albert Cahalan
Sascha Silbe writes: I've examined memory usage of long running processes (i.e. daemons and applications) in the past, no problems. But for my VCS comparison I need to determine the peak memory usage of all child processes (combined), which are rather short-lived. What's the best way to do

Re: [Sugar-devel] OT: determining memory usage of short-lived processes

2009-06-07 Thread Sascha Silbe
On Sun, Jun 07, 2009 at 12:28:58AM +0200, Martin Langhoff wrote: [ps_mem.py] Perhaps you knew it already -- it's a good tool worthy of promotion so... Got to know it only recently and it's indeed very useful, even though it requires root access (for obvious reasons). Run the whole thing

[Sugar-devel] OT: determining memory usage of short-lived processes

2009-06-06 Thread Sascha Silbe
Sorry for the OT post, at least it's for my GSoC project. :) I've examined memory usage of long running processes (i.e. daemons and applications) in the past, no problems. But for my VCS comparison I need to determine the peak memory usage of all child processes (combined), which are rather

Re: [Sugar-devel] OT: determining memory usage of short-lived processes

2009-06-06 Thread Martin Langhoff
On Sat, Jun 6, 2009 at 9:40 PM, Sascha Silbesascha-ml-ui-sugar-de...@silbe.org wrote: I've examined memory usage of long running processes (i.e. daemons and applications) in the past, no problems. If in the past you've used top, there's a new and more accurate way of measuring memory usage.