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From: Richard Jones <rich@a...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Memory leak & slowdown
On Fri, Jun 05, 2009 at 04:00:01PM +0200, Dawid Toton wrote:
> I have an OCaml program using GTK running on Windows, using multiple 
> threads.
> 
> The overall memory usage grows significantly over time, but I don't know 
> why. After it consumes several MB extra, it slows considerably and 
> becomes unusable, so I have to fix this.

Could this be the GtkListView / register_global_root problem
in lablgtk?

http://caml.inria.fr/pub/ml-archives/caml-list/2005/08/7468da0a1e9d9891bc4cdf13eb725a51.en.html

You might want to instrument the [caml_]register_global_root function
and see how often it gets called.

Rich.

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Richard Jones
Red Hat