[plt-scheme] Massive memory consumption

From: Grzegorz Chrupała (grzegorz at pithekos.net)
Date: Tue Oct 26 16:44:30 EDT 2004

On Mon 25 Oct 2004 00:53, Devlin Bentley wrote:
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> Trivial toy problem, itty bitty issue with a non-terminating
> recursive function call, but after the program is terminated (on
> those occasions that I am able to terminate it...) DrScheme keeps
> using up about 200MB of ram.
> Note that my machine has only 256MB of ram to use, so this presents a
> bit of a problem.

Maybe try to use mzscheme + emacs + quack as a development platform 
instead of DrScheme. I hear that emacs was considered a resource hog, 
too, 20 years ago, but today it's one of the slimmer IDEs. You could 
wait for that to happen to DrScheme ;)
Grzegorz Chrupała | grzegorz at pithekos.net | http://pithekos.net

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