Thread Profiling

James Matthews nytrokiss at gmail.com
Tue Nov 6 00:41:09 CET 2007


Try passing the verbose=1 flag when creating the tread!

On 11/6/07, Chris Mellon <arkanes at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> On Nov 5, 2007 1:32 PM, JamesHoward <James.w.Howard at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Are there any good thread profilers available that can profile a
> > thread as it is running instead of after execution is completed?
> >
> > I would like to find a python class which looks at a currently running
> > thread and if its memory exceeds a certain amount than kill it.
>
> Killing a non-cooperative thread is undefined behavior. You can't do
> it with the Python threading API and even OS thread implementations
> that permit it don't guarantee that your process will be in a sane
> state afterward.
>
> > Ideally I would like the program to track memory used not just by that
> > thread, but by any threads or processes that it may spawn.
> >
> > If there isn't anything like that, then something that lets me set the
> > maximum memory allowed to be allocated within a thread would be
> > acceptable also.
> >
>
> Memory isn't allocated on a per-thread basis and there's not really
> any way to know what should be charged to a particular thread. That's
> on top of the normal caveats about trying to judge memory usage within
> Python
>
>
> > Thanks in advance,
> > James Howard
> >
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