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Hi Adam,

Adam Tauno Williams wrote (24-04-12 20:10)
We run OOo/LOo headless in order to utilize services via UNO from a web
application.  Works great.  But it leaks memory rather badly,  and
eventually gets killed off for out-of-memory conditions.

Out of memory: Kill process 9145 (soffice.bin) score 475 or sacrifice
Killed process 9145, UID 0, (soffice.bin) total-vm:2792252kB,
anon-rss:666676kB, file-rss:76kB

Is there any means to invoke garbage collection when running headless
(as a service) to avoid these service outages?

There isn't.
Usual solution for this is running few instances at the same time and use a service to check the memory load, directing the task, and killing/restarting a process when needed. (People doing this with LibreOffice tell me that running as a server - though not perfect - is considerably more stable than when they did so with


 - Cor

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