[Mono-devel-list] Re: [Bug 71001][Nor] Changed - xsp.exe virtual size grows without bound -- large messages

jrodman at mono-list.spamportal.net jrodman at mono-list.spamportal.net
Mon Jan 31 20:16:30 EST 2005

On Mon, Jan 31, 2005 at 08:14:27PM -0500, Ben Maurer wrote:
> A simpler test case is:
> using System.Xml;
> class X {
> 	static void Main ()
> 	{
> 		while (true) {
> 			byte [] b = new byte [1024*1024*50];
> 			XmlDocument d = new XmlDocument ();
> 			d.Load ("test.rdf");
> 		}
> 	}
> }
> The Xml document here is a huge XML document. It ensures that data of
> various sizes gets put on the stack. When I run this test case, the heap
> size grows without bound (it takes a bit longer than your test case),
> but the number of live bytes says about constant. This means that there
> is heap fragmentation here.

Does the RSS of the program stay constant?  In my test case on the
versions of mono I have (1.0.x based) it becomes unreasonably (hundreds
of megabytes) large before it stabalizes.

This suggests (to me) there may be more than one problem?


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