[Mono-list] Memory leak

Jon Harrop jon at ffconsultancy.com
Sun Feb 1 10:57:16 EST 2009

On Sunday 01 February 2009 15:23:33 Rodrigo Kumpera wrote:
> 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.

Are you saying that larger programs that use this queue implementation will 
not leak?

Dr Jon Harrop, Flying Frog Consultancy Ltd.

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