Open Bug 1314815 (dt-leak) Opened 4 years ago Updated 26 days ago

[meta] DevTools memory leaks / compartment leaks

Categories

(DevTools :: General, defect, P3)

defect

Tracking

(Not tracked)

REOPENED

People

(Reporter: jryans, Unassigned)

References

(Depends on 16 open bugs, Blocks 1 open bug)

Details

(Keywords: meta)

Collecting memory / compartment leak relates issues inside the DevTools themselves.
Product: Firefox → DevTools
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Closed: 2 years ago
Resolution: --- → DUPLICATE
Duplicate of bug: 1553178
Status: RESOLVED → REOPENED
Resolution: DUPLICATE → ---
Duplicate of this bug: 1553178
Version: 49 Branch → unspecified
Depends on: 1512592
Depends on: 1539502
Depends on: 1553165
Depends on: 1476869
Depends on: 1453436
Depends on: 1439509
Depends on: 1376753
Depends on: 1084605
Depends on: 1399207
Depends on: 1358413
Depends on: 991311
Depends on: 1278731
Depends on: 1565144
Depends on: 1627054
Depends on: 1595797
Depends on: 1630131

Bug 1630268 showed that we very likely have memory leaks when we open and close devtools, which is a problem for the test harness that runs many tests consecutively. Alexandre provided a detailed approach to investigate in https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1630268#c25.

See Also: → 1630268

In addition to hints provided in bug 1630268 comment 25,
I described in detail how to record memory while running mochitests:
http://techno-barje.fr/talks/2020-06-mochitest-memory/
Devin also shared to the devtools team a record of this lightning talk.
And I tried to do screenshots of what I demoed live during this talk:
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1OTfrl6j-by6g-TFgsaiXmXPxshZZgIrbOKKkeVJBd3A/edit#

Depends on: 1645325
Depends on: 1649053
Depends on: 1662241
Depends on: 1689863
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