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Re: Memory leaks

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: Memory leaks
Date: Mon, 07 Mar 2011 23:49:34 +0100
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David Kastrup <address@hidden> writes:

> Andreas Schwab <address@hidden> writes:
>> Uday S Reddy <address@hidden> writes:
>>> I have begun to wonder if obarray gets freed after buffer-local-var stops
>>> pointing to it, say through another setq to buffer-local-var.
>> Obarrays are ordinary vectors, that get garbage collected like any other
>> object.
> Unfortunately, symbols are daisy-chained from their obarray bucket, so
> even unused symbols can't be collected until all their successors in
> the hidden hash bucket chain have become unused as well.

Their predecessors I mean.

David Kastrup

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