[Gc] (more) Problems on mac

Boehm, Hans hans.boehm at hp.com
Tue Jul 12 12:06:37 PDT 2005

The output also looks to me like neither the heap, nor the root sets
are growing.

I don't know if there's an equivalent to the Linux
/proc/<pid>/maps on a Mac, i.e. something that tells you what
memory segments the process has mapped where, and what their size is.
If so, that would be the next step.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Stephane Epardaud [mailto:Stephane.Epardaud at sophia.inria.fr] 
> Sent: Tuesday, July 12, 2005 1:02 AM
> To: Boehm, Hans
> Cc: gc at napali.hpl.hp.com
> Subject: Re: [Gc] (more) Problems on mac
> Hi,
> Thanks for the answer. I'm now trying with GC_malloc(1024) 
> and it's still growing in size (according to ps), but I've 
> attached the output from GC_PRINT_STATS and GC_DUMP_REGULARLY 
> set to 1, and I see nothing wrong with it as far as I 
> understand, it seems the GC is not growing ... so why is ps 
> reporting that my process grows continually ?
> Hans Boehm wrote:
> > It sounds like something is still seriously wrong here.  
> Does it also 
> > grow with smaller objects (say 1K)?
> > 
> > If so, the next step would be to look at GC_PRINT_STATS and 
> > 
> > I'm still trying to find some time to get another gc7 release out.  
> > There are some pending patches.
> > 
> > Hans

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