[Bug: 21.5-b27] Still a huge leak in XEmacs-21.5.27-latest-CVS's newgc
Tue Oct 31 03:00:25 EST 2006
Nix <nix at esperi.org.uk> writes:
> On 25 Oct 2006, nix at esperi.org.uk told this:
>> Wow! Open gc.c, and, pop! 800Mb RSS.
> ... and, no, opening gc.c does not always add 200Mb to the memory usage.
> (Mind you it's crept up by 150Mb in the last hour:
> nix at hades 309 /home/nix% ps -o rss,vsz,args -C xemacs
> RSS VSZ COMMAND
> 178840 226132 xemacs
> The RSS and VSZ basically never go down.)
> This is #3 on my list of XEmacs bugs to squash, so don't worry: if you
> don't get to it, I will.
Hi Nix, I found gc variable settings to make a big difference.
Especially increasing the gc.*incremental variables helps a lot, which
suggests major problems especially in gc-incremental.
Just guesses by now.
Thanks for looking into this, Nix!
Marcus, do you still hang out here?
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