[Mono-list] gc with redhat rpms

Miguel de Icaza miguel@ximian.com
17 Jan 2003 14:07:08 -0500


> Do the .18 rpms for Redhat 7.3 have garbage collection enabled. The
> reason I ask is I am working on an SNMP poller that seems to be
> leaking 4 Kbs every time it polls. The process does not end, but it
> does a poll after sleeping for 5 minutes. I tried forcing a full
> Garbage Collection after each poll with no success.

Yes, it ships with GC.

There might be a number of issues:

	* Something in managed world is not destroying the unmanaged

	* GC only applies to managed objects, not by C-level objects.  
	  Maybe something in the C runtime has a leak.