[Mono-list] Garbage collection and memory usage

Joe Shaw joeshaw at novell.com
Wed Apr 5 23:35:12 EDT 2006


Joshua Tauberer wrote:
> For whatever reason, I had trouble using heap buddy a while back when I
> first tried, which led me to trying Nemerle's profiler (and hacking some
> things into it, which was a good experience even if heap buddy already
> did the same things).  I was able to find and remove many of the biggest
> object allocators that I found, but I'll give heap buddy a shot again
> for finding objects that aren't being collected.

One thing I noticed is that heap-buddy will lock up pretty much 
instantly on SMP machines.  I think Jon filed a bug about that, but I 
don't know what it is offhand.  Hopefully he can give more info.


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