[torqueusers] pbs_Server binary increases its size

Jonathan Billings jsbillin at umich.edu
Mon Aug 11 06:17:40 MDT 2008


On Mon, Aug 11, 2008 at 01:27:09PM +0200, Arnau Bria wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> We have torque-server-2.3.0-snap.200801151629.2cri.slc4 in
> our system. After installing the rpm, pbs_server binary looks like:
> 
> # ls -l /usr/sbin/pbs_server
> -rwxr-xr-x  1 root root 231156 Jan 25  2008 /usr/sbin/pbs_server
> 
> But after some days running it increses its size:
> 
> -rwxr-xr-x  1 root root 306936 Jan 25  2008 /usr/sbin/pbs_server
> 
> but it does not change its mtime.
> 
> Could some one explain this behaviour, please?

Are you running an version of linux that runs 'prelink' on binaries in
a cron job?  That might account for an increase in size.  

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Jonathan Billings <jsbillin at umich.edu>
The College of Language, Science and Arts
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