prstat -L takes a long time if a process has large number of LWPs
Last updated on OCTOBER 05, 2017
Applies to:Solaris Operating System - Version 11.1 and later
Solaris x64/x86 Operating System - Version 11.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
"prstat -L" can take hours to complete.
Truss of "prstat -L" shows the last PID that it is examining, and after that it is continuously calling brk(2) to allocate more and more memory.
Example of truss output:
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