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Re: [Help-smalltalk] Memory leaks - how to find them?

From: Mike Anderson
Subject: Re: [Help-smalltalk] Memory leaks - how to find them?
Date: 29 May 2003 09:29:53 +0100

On Wed, 2003-05-28 at 18:02, Bonzini wrote:
> > It certainly does that... and it gets rid of the excess windows in the
> > Blox Browser test as well. I'm expecting a 10MB garbage collection on my
> > test image - I'll let you know!
> Ouch! That should be quite a stress test. :-)

It only went down to 4MB and stayed there. Pity. But I can't guarantee
that there were no nasty references that should have been cleared up.
That image was fairly well messed up.

> Can you please post your test code or send it to me privately?


Files in on top of 'Browser' and 'Regex' (the latter is only used


BLOX.BWindow rebuildWindowsOnStartup: true


BLOX.BWindow savePositions "Haven't managed to make this automatic yet"

Save image and restart. 

So far, the windows rebuild themselves, including their menus. The two
major omissions are: 

BCanvasObjects - haven't even looked at them.
Reconnecting the BLOXBrowser objects.

In principle the BLOXBrowser objects should already be connected, and
menu items like 'Save Image' and 'Exit without saving' do function, so I
think it is simply a question of prompting them to do an updates

Be gentle. It's an exploratory work so far.



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