valgrind anyone?

Simon Fowler simon at
Sat Mar 8 13:55:46 EST 2003

On Sat, Mar 08, 2003 at 10:39:55AM +1100, Eyal Lebedinsky wrote:
> Simon Burton wrote:
> > What are you up to?
> I am running a rather large system through it. Looking at
> a run were the client and server are multithreaded.
> I find that the machine is reporting 98% idle CPU. I want
> to understand why. I am using the latest (1.9.4, not cvs)
> on 2.4 kernels (rh 2.4.18 and also 2.4.20-latest).
> Running a simple multithreaded test program does not
> show this problem.
I think the support for posix threads is still a little uncertain -
if you're using more esoteric parts of the threading library you
might be hitting untested code paths or bugs . . . 

I think the developer is responsive, though, so it'd probably be an
idea to bend his ear a bit.


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