[squeak-dev] testOutOfMemorySignalExtreme too disruptive

Eliot Miranda eliot.miranda at gmail.com
Thu May 19 15:48:50 UTC 2022



> On May 18, 2022, at 9:07 PM, Lauren Pullen <drurowin at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> ´╗┐Hi list,
> 
> I can't remember if I already asked this, please ignore if it's a double.
> 
> AllocationTest's testOutOfMemorySignalExtreme is too disruptive to the
> rest of the OS to run by default.  It will absolutely fill my hard drive
> with pagefile if the OS doesn't trap and ask me to start terminating
> processes first.  If the pagefile fills the hard drive many programs are
> simply incapable of not corrupting their persisted state... every time
> it happens I need to go through and delete preferences and cache
> folders.  The test has never completed, and I lack a 1 TB hard drive or
> unused ones to RAID together.
> 
> I feel it's appropriate to disable that test and require users
> explicitly allow it to run.  Personally, I delete the method.  Can this
> be disabled?

+1000
> 


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