[racket-dev] memory consumption (bug?) on Debian/kFreeBSD-i386

From: David Bremner (bremner at debian.org)
Date: Thu Apr 28 06:47:52 EDT 2011

On Wed, 27 Apr 2011 18:48:51 -0600, Matthew Flatt <mflatt at cs.utah.edu> wrote:
> Do you have any process limits set? (My impression is memory is often
> limited by default on FreeBSD systems.)

There was a limit of 512M on data segment size, which I raised to 2G, but it
doesn't seem to change much. Resident set size slowly climbs to 3G as it
starts to compile racklog, and then it crashes with

       GC Warning: Out of Memory!  Returning NIL!
       Segmentation fault


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