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Re: PURESIZE increased (again)

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: PURESIZE increased (again)
Date: Fri, 28 Apr 2006 00:38:34 +0200
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Ken Raeburn <address@hidden> writes:

> On Apr 27, 2006, at 16:38, Eli Zaretskii wrote:
>> Comparison of your GDB session with mine shows that each time a .el
>> file is loaded, it uses up the exact same amount of pure storage in
>> your build as in mine.  But every .elc file takes more pure storage on
>> your machine, sometimes only by 1KB, sometimes by as much as 20KB.
> That is weird.  Perhaps output from (garbage-collect) before and
> after loading the individual .elc files would show something useful?
> The byte and object counts *should* be the same (uh, unless the
> pathnames to the elc files are stored somewhere but el file pathnames
> are not).

Not necessarily.  Most filenames are written to accommodate 8+3. so if
we have 12345678.el\0, this is twelve bytes.  The same with .elc might
require sixteen bytes after alignment.

But it is more likely that some byte code internals cause trouble.

David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum

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