Bug 9569 - [Boehm] tracking weakreferences leaks memory
Summary: [Boehm] tracking weakreferences leaks memory
Alias: None
Product: Runtime
Classification: Mono
Component: GC ()
Version: unspecified
Hardware: PC Mac OS
: --- normal
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Bugzilla
Depends on:
Reported: 2013-01-15 08:51 UTC by Rolf Bjarne Kvinge [MSFT]
Modified: 2013-05-15 17:00 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

Is this bug a regression?: ---
Last known good build:

test.cs (845 bytes, application/octet-stream)
2013-01-15 08:51 UTC, Rolf Bjarne Kvinge [MSFT]

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Description Rolf Bjarne Kvinge [MSFT] 2013-01-15 08:51:32 UTC
Created attachment 3219 [details]

    Compile & run the provided test case.
    Use Instruments to take periodic snapshots. Watch how memory usage increases as time goes by.

The leak is here (this is from mono 56275bc16bf2ab007ae7f943ffe746dadde27dc1):

   0 libsystem_c.dylib malloc
   1 mono monoeg_malloc /mono/ios/mono-branches/public-master/eglib/src/gmem.c:73
   2 mono monoeg_g_hash_table_insert_replace /mono/ios/mono-branches/public-master/eglib/src/ghashtable.c:258
   3 mono mono_gc_change_weak_track_handle /mono/ios/mono-branches/public-master/mono/metadata/boehm-gc.c:629
   4 mono mono_gc_run_finalize /mono/ios/mono-branches/public-master/mono/metadata/gc.c:144
   5 mono GC_invoke_finalizers /mono/ios/mono-branches/public-master/libgc/finalize.c:787
   6 mono finalizer_thread /mono/ios/mono-branches/public-master/mono/metadata/gc.c:1138
   7 mono start_wrapper /mono/ios/mono-branches/public-master/mono/metadata/threads.c:589
   8 mono thread_start_routine /mono/ios/mono-branches/public-master/mono/io-layer/wthreads.c:286
   9 mono inner_start_thread /mono/ios/mono-branches/public-master/mono/utils/mono-threads-posix.c:49
  10 mono GC_start_routine /mono/ios/mono-branches/public-master/libgc/pthread_support.c:1510
  11 libsystem_c.dylib _pthread_start
  12 libsystem_c.dylib thread_start

The problem is that objects aren't removed from domain->track_resurrection_objects_hash (they're removed in the dtor, but the immediately readded. Since the dtor is only executed once, they're not re-removed).

This only happens with boehm, not sgen.
Comment 1 Rodrigo Kumpera 2013-01-16 16:30:31 UTC
Fixed on master, let's leave it there for some time before we promote to stable.
Comment 2 Rodrigo Kumpera 2013-05-15 17:00:31 UTC