[erlang-bugs] Segmentation fault in erts_printf_char (R13B04)
Fri Mar 18 11:03:43 CET 2011
Patrik did investigation for this issue, and as fyi, the following was
> The problem encountered is that the internal printf gets a really deep
> structure to format for the call erlag:system_info(procs), called from a
> fun declared in gmt_cinfo_basic:erlang_system_info. The call formats a
> binary with debug information for every process in this huge system, of
> which one has this reeeeally deep list structure.
> I shall limit the depth of the output in the erts_printf call, but you
> should really not call erlang:system_info(procs) in such a huge system.
> Using that kind of debug functionality in the system will cost *a lot*
> in terms of memory and CPU. So a workaround for this would be to disable
> this dumping of process debug information in your system.
Thank you very much Patrik.
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