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Re: dpkg: consumes all available RAM and crashes, during configure phase

* Cyril Brulebois <kibi@debian.org> [141021 22:03]:
> Christian Hofstaedtler <zeha@debian.org> (2014-10-21):
> > I too see dpkg hang in the configure phase and consuming all the
> > memory it can get.
> > 
> > strace didn't yield anything useful apart from repeated brk() calls.
> In these situations, something like gdb would probably more helpful than
> strace. (At least to learn in which area it's currently spinning, which
> might give you some clue.)

Ah yes, didn't think of that. Sorry.

Unfortunately, with an empty set of packages to configure I can no
longer reproduce this. Will try to think of gdb on the upgrade.

 ,''`.  Christian Hofstaedtler <zeha@debian.org>
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