[plt-scheme] memory limits in mzscheme and mred

From: Matthias Felleisen (matthias at ccs.neu.edu)
Date: Sat Aug 25 19:16:10 EDT 2007

On Aug 25, 2007, at 3:10 PM, John Kozak wrote:

> I've got some code which progressively allocates a reasonable amount
> of memory (1GBish, on an 8GB machine under debian x86_64, plt version
> 352, boehm GC); runs fine on mzscheme but mred -z process running the
> same code dies with an "out of memory" error early on.  Is there some
> difference regarding memory limits between mzscheme and mred?

Mred uses more memory per se. On start-up, I see 31Mb for mred and  
mzscheme is a 20th of the size. -- Matthias

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