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Re: [Lynx-dev] lynx "eats" a lot of RAM in few seconds!

From: Thomas Dickey
Subject: Re: [Lynx-dev] lynx "eats" a lot of RAM in few seconds!
Date: Tue, 7 Sep 2004 18:40:49 -0400 (EDT)

On Tue, 7 Sep 2004, Edgard Pineda wrote:

> Hello all:
>       I'm using wvText to get plain text from word files. wvText uses lynx to
> extract only the text from a html file generated by itself. If you run
> lynx manually to view the wvText-generated-html example attached to this
> email (excuse me if this list don't accept attchments... I can upload
> the example to some website later.) your lynx process will grow in size
> faster.
>       I make the tests with two versions of lynx: lynx-2.8.4-18.1 (RH
> 7.3+fedora legacy patches) and lynx-2.8.5-15 (FC2), and when I run lynx
> the process take 2 Gb of the RAM (virtually) in some seconds...

It sounds like (will test later - I'm building a new development machine)
the test is running into problems with the table layout.  If that's so,
you might try turning the nested table logic off.

Thomas E. Dickey

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