Profiling Perl app memory usage
nik at ngo.org.uk
Sat Feb 4 15:28:30 GMT 2006
Nik Clayton wrote:
> Is anyone aware of anything that makes it easier to portably track a Perl
> app's memory usage?
> Walking through CPAN modules that match /devel/i and /prof/i I can't see
> anything that can reliably extract this information.
> Anyone know of anything, or can suggest an approach?
Phil Pennock suggested I look at BSD::Resource, which seems to be a good
fit. Thanks Phil.
So, here's Devel::Memory. It's very simple minded, and designed (hardcoded)
for SVN::Web at the moment. I'd appreciate feedback on any additional
features that might make this useful (and a better name), as well as
suggestions for a good API.
Here's the commit that created it:
You can check out the code from that link too.
Usage is (assuming the directory is in @INC) just
perl -d:Memory app-you-want-to-profile
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