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Re: Memory again

From: Carsten Mattner
Subject: Re: Memory again
Date: Fri, 23 Dec 2011 00:09:24 +0100

On Thu, Dec 22, 2011 at 7:54 PM, emacs user <address@hidden> wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 22, 2011 at 4:58 PM, emacs user <address@hidden> wrote:
>> On Thu, Dec 22, 2011 at 4:08 PM, Jan Djärv <address@hidden> wrote:
>>> 21 dec 2011 kl. 18:55 skrev emacs user:
>>>> Thanks...  The leaks command indeed reports zero leaks now.  however,
>>>> emacs still grows every time I invoke vm.  here is a memory report
>>>> which I get after killing all buffers, when emacs is 214 Mb large (as
>>>> seen in the Activity Monitor).   is this normal?
>>> As I'm not a vm-user I can't really say.  But it sounds like something is 
>>> not released back to the OS.
>>>        Jan D.
>> how does one go about diagnosing this?  is it possible to tell if this
>> an elisp problem or a c-problem?
> Just in case this is helpful in diagnosing this:
>  - The problem (rapidly growing memory and eventual crash) occurs also
> with emacs -nw on mac os x.
>  - I tested, and as far as I can tell, this does not occur under GNU/Linux

I can second that. Even without GnuTLS or gnus/vm issues.
I only have to load a couple trivial and small source code buffers, nuke all
buffers and wait for hours. No memory given back.

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