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FS#27549 - [trickle] hogs CPU and does not obey limits

Attached to Project: Community Packages
Opened by Kamil Klimkiewicz (miGlanz) - Tuesday, 13 December 2011, 13:04 GMT
Last edited by Kyle Keen (keenerd) - Saturday, 17 November 2012, 02:21 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Packages
Status Closed
Assigned To Jaroslav Lichtblau (Dragonlord)
Architecture All
Severity Low
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 0
Private No


This bug is reported in Debian bug tracker:

Basically I'm using trickle to throttle tarsnap backups and it causes my CPU usage go to 100% (it didn't when I was not using trickle). There is a simple patch on the above bug page:;filename=trickle-select.patch;att=1;bug=375173

Additional info:
* package version: 1.07-5

Steps to reproduce:
Take a look at Debian bug tracker.
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Closed by  Kyle Keen (keenerd)
Saturday, 17 November 2012, 02:21 GMT
Reason for closing:  Fixed
Additional comments about closing:  Fixed in 1.07-7
Comment by Kyle Keen (keenerd) - Saturday, 17 November 2012, 02:20 GMT
I've applied the patch, released the update and prodded upstream to fix the typo responsible.