PPM seems to hang when first synchronizing and takes > 2GB of memory

Posted by diracsbracket on 2017-03-21 19:33
Forums: PPM | OS: Windows x64

Just installed latest version of Perl community x64 edition on Windows 7.
The PPM takes forever synchronizing, with no feedback at all. Memory increases constantly, and is now nearing 3GB! with one CPU core at a full 100%. I just killed the process.

Update: in this version PPM works:

ActiveState Staff
Wed, 2017-03-22 12:05

There's no difference between the PPM binaries in those two versions, but there could be something environmental.


PPM repo sync
should help you spot the issue. You might have a permissions problem with creating the new local storage area, or you might have a networking issue (PPM 5.24 repo not whitelisted on your firewall?).