[Gluster-users] strange memory consumption with libgfapi

Kaleb S. KEITHLEY kkeithle at redhat.com
Tue Nov 1 14:21:22 UTC 2016

On 11/01/2016 10:04 AM, Pavel Cernohorsky wrote:
> For those who are interested, colleague of mine found out the problem is
> this line:
> itable = inode_table_new (131072, new_subvol);
> in glfs-master.c (graph_setup function). That hard-coded number is huge!
> And looking at the history of Gluster sources, it seems that this number
> used to be a number of bytes, but it became number of inodes, but
> someone forgot to change this hard-coded value!
> Anybody from Red Hat here interested in fixing it?

Of course. Although fixing bugs in Community GlusterFS is not limited to 
just Red Hat employees.

Everyone who finds a bug is strongly encouraged to file a bug report at 

(You are required to create an account to submit a bug.)

In this case I have already opened a bug for this. You can follow its 
status at https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1390614

And if you have the ability to fix it, you are strongly encouraged to 
submit your proposed fix to review.gluster.org. A HOWTO for submitting 
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