Bug 43946 - Don't produce roots if we're not taking a heapshot
Summary: Don't produce roots if we're not taking a heapshot
Status: RESOLVED FIXED
Alias: None
Product: Runtime
Classification: Mono
Component: Profiler ()
Version: master
Hardware: All All
: Normal enhancement
Target Milestone: Future Cycle (TBD)
Assignee: Alex Rønne Petersen
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Reported: 2016-09-01 16:49 UTC by Alex Rønne Petersen
Modified: 2017-06-18 03:58 UTC (History)
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Description Alex Rønne Petersen 2016-09-01 16:49:05 UTC
Currently, we always dump a root report when doing a collection, even if we're not taking a heapshot. The data is mostly not useful outside of a heapshot, so there's no point in doing this. Additionally, on profiling sessions with few heapshots but many collections, it can lead to a ton of pointless data in the log file.
Comment 1 Alex Rønne Petersen 2016-09-09 17:29:00 UTC
https://github.com/mono/mono/pull/3546
Comment 2 Alex Rønne Petersen 2017-06-18 03:58:50 UTC
Done by Rodrigo Kumpera in master.