[Zope] debugging memory exhaustion

Chris Withers chris at simplistix.co.uk
Thu Aug 9 17:47:32 EDT 2007

Jonathan wrote:
> "Of course, it'd be lovely if you could actually specify an upper memory
> bound for a particular request to use, and/or Zope as a whole"
> If your server is still alive and Zope is throwing memory errors, then 
> Zope has hit its specified upper memory limit. 

No, Zope does little if anything to control the amount of memory it 
uses. If it did, we wouldn't see MemoryErrors ;-)

> What do you want Zope to 
> do at this point?

Start dumping objects out of the ZODB object cache when it reaches a 
certain memory limit, preferably configurable in zope.conf.



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