[plt-scheme] Memory problem on Mac OS

From: John Clements (clements at brinckerhoff.org)
Date: Mon Jan 5 12:06:28 EST 2004

On Jan 5, 2004, at 11:55 AM, Connor Ferguson wrote:

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> on 1/5/04 8:40 AM, Matthew Flatt at mflatt at cs.utah.edu wrote:
>> At Mon, 05 Jan 2004 08:41:35 -0800, Connor Ferguson wrote:
>>> I am mystified as to why an application that suggests a memory 
>>> partition of
>>> just 497k (!) in the Mac memory control panel window would need a 
>>> partition
>>> set to thousands of times this setting. Why on Earth would DrScheme 
>>> suggest
>>> 497k as the preferred setting?
>> Actually, you need to increase the limit on the "MrEd" application, 
>> not
>> the "DrScheme" application.
>> (We've all moved to OS X, so we're already
>> starting to forget the clumsy launcher setup for OS 9.)
>> Matthew
> Yes, I did increase the memory allocation on MrEd as well but 
> obviously not
> enough (300MB??? Yikes!). Can anyone explain how these two icons
> (apps?)--MrEd and DrScheme-- relate to one another? Which is the main 
> app?

MrEd is the main app.  The DrScheme application is just a wrapper that 
starts MrEd with certain "command-line arguments".

Getting to answer this question makes me feel better about my raw 
idiocy earlier.



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