[Mono-list] Memory leak

Rodrigo Kumpera kumpera at gmail.com
Sun Feb 1 10:23:33 EST 2009

On Sun, Feb 1, 2009 at 1:22 AM, Jon Harrop <jon at ffconsultancy.com> wrote:

> I understand that Mono's new garbage collector has been delayed until Mono
> 2.9
> but someone else mentioned that even this new GC will still not be accurate
> and, therefore, is likely to leak memory indefinitely as well. Is that
> correct?

Yes, toy programs designed to leak memory will still do with the new GC. In
practice a GC with conservative
stack scanning has a larger working set dude to floating garbage, but it's
quite rare to cause pathological
leaks such as the one you crafted.
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