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smemcap - Capture memory usage data for later processing by smem.

SMEMCAP(8) SMEMCAP(8)

NAME

smemcap - Capture memory usage data for later processing by smem.
 

SYNOPSIS

smemcap
 

DESCRIPTION

smemcap captures data on system to be later processed by smem. It captures all /proc entries required by smem and outputs them as an uncompressed .tar file to STDOUT.
 
smem can analyze the output using the --source option. smemcap is small and does not require Python.
 

OPTIONS

This program does not accept any options.
 

EXAMPLE

smemcap > memorycapture.tar
 

FILES

/proc/$pid/cmdline
/proc/$pid/smaps
/proc/$pid/stat
/proc/meminfo
/proc/version
 

RESOURCES

Main Web Site: http://www.selenic.com/smem
 
Source code repository: http://selenic.com/repo/smem
 
Mailing list: http://selenic.com/mailman/listinfo/smem
 

SEE ALSO

smem(8), free(1), pmap(1), proc(5), ps(1), top(1), vmstat(8)
 

COPYING

Copyright (C) 2008-2009 Matt Mackall. Free use of this software is granted under the terms of the GNU General Public License version 2 or later.
 

AUTHOR

smem was written by Matt Mackall.
 
17/06/2013