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Re: [macos] memory use up to 1gb

From: Jean-Christophe Helary
Subject: Re: [macos] memory use up to 1gb
Date: Thu, 5 Sep 2019 15:01:23 +0900

> On Sep 5, 2019, at 14:42, Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> wrote:
> On September 5, 2019 6:25:08 AM GMT+03:00, Jean-Christophe Helary 
> <address@hidden> wrote:
>> I'm starting emacs with 30 buffers (of which 28 are files), with no
>> running processes and the memory footprint is about 150 mb.
>> After a few days of working with the buffers (mostly text editing,
>> org-mode use, packages updates, etc.) I end up with more than 1gb of
>> memory footprint.
>> Is that an anomaly ? Does that correspond to undo information and
>> other things like that ? If that's an anomaly, how do I debug that (it
>> seems to take some time to reach that value) or how do I avoid that
>> phenomenon ?
>> I'm using the regularly updated "vanilla" master branche (simple "make
>> install" on macos 10.14.6).
>> Jean-Christophe Helary
>> -----------------------------------------------
>> http://mac4translators.blogspot.com @brandelune
> You don't say what Emacs version is that.  If that's Emacs 27, make sure you 
> are using the latest master branch, where problems related to GC were fixed 
> yesterday.

Thank you Eli.

I thought "master" was always referring to the latest version of Emacs. 
Apologies if I got that wrong. Which branch should I use to be testing the 
latest code ?

I just rebuilt from "master", I'll see if the issue goes away.

Jean-Christophe Helary
http://mac4translators.blogspot.com @brandelune

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