[Project_owners] Profiling an extension

Michael Vincent mv_van_rantwijk at yahoo.com
Tue Sep 6 16:03:09 EDT 2005


Neil wrote:
> Philip Chee wrote:
> 
>> On Mon, 5 Sep 2005 15:51:09 -0700 (PDT), Eric Jung wrote:
>>
>>> Is there any way to determine -- even roughly -- how much memory and 
>>> CPU usage my extension is consuming at various points in time? I'm 
>>> more interested in memory consuption, however.
>>>   
>> Have you tried typing "about:bloat" in the url bar?
>> <http://www.mozilla.org/projects/xpcom/MemoryTools.html#BloatView>
>>  
>>
> And for CPU you could try the profiler built in to the JavaScript 
> debugger (Venkman).

Can that also be used for leaks?

note: my understanding of leaks is void

Michael


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