[Mono-dev] Memory leaks

Thorsten Schuett schuett at zib.de
Fri Sep 16 09:34:41 EDT 2005

On Thursday 15 September 2005 19:15, Paolo Molaro wrote:
> On 09/15/05 Thorsten Schuett wrote:
> > I "ported" a simulation from Visual C# beta 2 to mono this week. You
> > can't really call it porting, because I only had to remove references to
> > Stopwatch. But anyway, thanks to all of you for making it so easy.
> >
> > It is a long running application, therefore I used an IA64 at work.
> > Almost everything worked without any hiccups. But after about 12h the
> > memory consumption was up to 4GB. In the beginning it needed only about
> > 50MB. In my
> Set the MONO_GC_PRINT_STATS env var:
> MONO_GC_PRINT_STATS=1 mono program.exe
Are you sure about this flag? It doesn't seem to have any effect. google shows 
only two hits in nemerle. Just for the information, I am running 1.1.9.

> and see if it's the GC heap that increases so much. If it doesn't
> crease beyond a reasonable amount, we may have an unamanged memory leak.
> Try running also on x86 and see if you still get the leak.
> If it doesn't happen, it may be an unmanaged memory leak in the port.


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