[Bug: 21.5-b27] Still a huge leak in XEmacs-21.5.27-latest-CVS's newgc
Tue Oct 31 03:20:13 EST 2006
On 31 Oct 2006, Adrian Aichner stated:
> Nix <nix at esperi.org.uk> writes:
> 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.
That's what I see too. It seems (just guesses still) that whatever
garbage is outstanding when gc-incremental runs never goes away, even
when the conventional GC runs.
Now to instrument the hell out of mc-alloc. (great name ;) ) and gc.c
so I can get a view of what is actually going *on* here.
`When we are born we have plenty of Hydrogen but as we age our
Hydrogen pool becomes depleted.'
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