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Re: mem leak

Subject: Re: mem leak
Date: Mon, 24 Apr 2006 09:33:17 +0200

From: Miles Bader <address@hidden>
> David Kastrup <address@hidden> writes:
> > (garbage-collect)
> >
> > Reclaim storage for Lisp objects no longer needed.
> > Garbage collection happens automatically if you cons more than
> > `gc-cons-threshold' bytes of Lisp data since previous garbage 
> collection....
> > However, if there was overflow in pure space, `garbage-collect'
> > returns nil, because real GC can't be done.
> That seems to answer my question -- when I do (garbage-collect), it
> returns nil!!!!!  If it's not GCing... :-O
> I guess pure space overflowed when I built emacs and I didn't notice
> (even with all the recent discussion :-).

What message should one look for? Does not the build fail?

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