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crypto/x509: reduce memory usage when parsing system root certs? #26731

bradfitz opened this issue Aug 1, 2018 · 0 comments


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commented Aug 1, 2018

I noticed that loading the x509 system roots and parsing their certificates on Linux takes 526kB of memory.

(by making an HTTPS request for the side-effect of loading them: then hitting pprof)

I suspect have common subfields that might be able to share memory? Or does our super transparent representation preclude that?

GitHub won't let me upload an SVG, so:
screen shot 2018-07-31 at 7 30 03 pm

/cc @FiloSottile

@bradfitz bradfitz added the Performance label Aug 1, 2018

@bradfitz bradfitz added this to the Unplanned milestone Aug 1, 2018

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