[Gc] GC with Borland

Alec Orr Alec.Orr at wbemsolutions.com
Fri Jul 16 08:53:17 PDT 2004


If you're not seeing any GC output, are the following options enabled in 
your GC build (these are passed to the configure script)?


You might want to also define the environment variable GC_PRINT_STATS to 
see if you get any output at all (the collector will report it's heap 
management statistics at collection time).  With these enabled, the 
collector reports heap related problems when it detects them.

- Alec

Starling, Patrick wrote:
> Hello,
> I'm trying to solve some memory issues in an application developed under
> Borland 5.02, using Borland's OWL libs for graphics. When I try to derive
> various classes from GC so that they can be collected, the app likes to
> bomb, but I don't get GC.log messages
> Can anyone offer any advice? Are there any rules of thumb when using the GC
> with GUI apps? The GC tester runs fine and says it works, so the libraries
> should be working just fine. Any help would be greatly appreciated, as I am
> a student at an internship, and most of my co-developers are not experienced
> with the software I'm trying to fix and cannot offer me much assistance.
> Thanks in advance, I really appreciate any help anyone can offer.
> -Pat Starling
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