[Gc] GC Warning: Repeated allocation of very large block

Andrew Haley aph at redhat.com
Mon Oct 30 03:34:43 PST 2006


mijobee at mijobee.com writes:
 > Hello Everyone,
 > 
 > I was hoping to get some advice on getting rid of the following  
 > warning message:
 > 
 > GC Warning: Repeated allocation of very large block (appr. size  
 > 1986560):
 >          May lead to memory leak and poor performance.
 > 

Yeah, it's very annoying.  Several times I've tracked this down and
it's turned out to be something perfectly benign such as the creation
of a large array.  I don't agree that the gc should warn on a
perfectly normal and correct operation.

Andrew.


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