[Mono-bugs] [Bug 46378][Nor] Changed - Add MemoryStream that points to memory.

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Tue, 29 Jul 2003 01:48:01 -0400 (EDT)

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Changed by miguel@ximian.com.


--- shadow/46378	Tue Jul 15 12:07:31 2003
+++ shadow/46378.tmp.19241	Tue Jul 29 01:48:01 2003
@@ -69,6 +69,15 @@
 The data gets eventually collected (the memory is never returned to
 the OS, as a collect wont reduce the RSS, but the memory is free: if
 you allocate 8 megs of data after the collect, the RSS will stay the
+------- Additional Comments From miguel@ximian.com  2003-07-29 01:48 -------
+I have a patch that implements my proposed solution.
+With the patch, now the stream is backed by mmap, and only those
+pieces touched are loaded into memory, and the OS can discard the code
+in memory if it needs the space.  No copies are done of the data.