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Figuring out what's doing so much allocation

From: Jim Blandy
Subject: Figuring out what's doing so much allocation
Date: Fri, 10 Feb 2012 11:22:40 -0800

I was running into a problem (now fixed) in which gc was running
constantly, so I put together the following hack to figure out who was
doing the allocation. Set gc-quit-frequency to something like 20, and
then set debug-on-quit, and you'll get a backtrace every 20th gc. It's
hardly precise, but often one just needs a hint to suss out the cause.

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