[erlang-questions] how to seek Leaking processes ?

Morgan Segalis <>
Wed Jun 20 14:05:06 CEST 2012


Hi,

Actually I am running erlang:processes(), more precisely length(erlang:processes()).

erlang:processes() only gives me Pid, doesn't really give me any hint about which module is leaking…

Thanks,

Morgan.

Le 20 juin 2012 à 14:02, Attila Rajmund Nohl a écrit :

> 2012/6/20 Morgan Segalis <>:
>> Hi everyone !
>> 
>> My Erlang App seems to have a process leak…
>> I would like to know if there is a technic in order to seek any process leak in Erlang ? (pinpoint the module that leaks, or get the module of the leaked process)
>> 
>> I cannot seems to be able to reproduce the issue manually, I only see it on production servers.
>> 
>> Any help, or hint would be greatly appreciated.
> 
> Periodically run erlang:processes() and check what are the extra processes?




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