[ndnSIM] Memory leaks

Saad SA maxpromindz at gmail.com
Tue Jan 31 10:39:51 PST 2017

I have no problem, but I've made some customized apps in "src/ndnSIM/apps"
(3 cpp and 3 headers) + 1 app in "scratch" + 1 txt file in the main
directory. That would be OK?
On Tue, Jan 31, 2017 at 8:28 PM, Alex Afanasyev <aa at cs.ucla.edu> wrote:

> Got it.  Can you share your scenario (a simplified version of your
> scenario), so we can try to debug?
> On Jan 31, 2017, at 10:14 AM, Saad SA <maxpromindz at gmail.com> wrote:
> No stabilization, it keeps growing up till the end of the simulation (Yes,
> it finishes). So if the same simulation ran on two different computers; the
> faster one would finish before, hence consuming less memory than the
> slower, the growing stops just when the simulation ends. (You have a rate
> of growing equal to X MB/s, so taking long time to finish would lead to
> consume more!)
> Sa'd
> On Tue, Jan 31, 2017 at 7:56 PM, Alex Afanasyev <aa at cs.ucla.edu> wrote:
>> > On Jan 31, 2017, at 8:31 AM, Saad SA <maxpromindz at gmail.com> wrote:
>> >
>> > Hi,
>> >
>> > I had an application on ndnSIM version 0.2.8, and it was working too
>> fine. Now I'm using the latest version, I changed the old application to
>> work over the new ndnSIM and noticed huge memory leaks that are
>> proportional to the run-time; On some computer it took more time and
>> consumed 10 GB of RAM !! and on another faster one, it took less, hence
>> consumed less RAM (4 GB or less), both are still huge amounts of memory as
>> I'm using a small topology with 18 nodes and an average frequency of 500
>> requests/s; and all of that was running fine on the older version of ndnSIM.
>> > Any ideas?
>> Can you clarify a bit (if you can share a simple scenario that highlights
>> the issue, it would be even better). Was the memory consumption growing or
>> got to a point of high utilization and stabilized (you said it is run-time,
>> but then mentioned that simulation finished).  The reason I'm asking is
>> that the old version of ndnSIM had optimization of "virtual payloads",
>> which is not available in the new version.  This has impact on the amounts
>> of memory used, but it should be just a constant factor increase, not
>> continuous increase during runtime.
>> --
>> Alex
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