[racket] DrRacket never uses more than 1 GB?

From: Noel Welsh (noelwelsh at gmail.com)
Date: Mon Jul 12 16:19:31 EDT 2010

The copying collector needs about as much space to copy into as it
allocates. Hence Racket keeps about 1GB free of the 2GB it is
allocated. (This was certainly the old behaviour, but I thought it was
made a bit less conservative so perhaps something else is going on.)


On Mon, Jul 12, 2010 at 8:43 PM, Greg Hendershott
<greghendershott at gmail.com> wrote:
> Regardless, the DrRacket process never seems to exceed about 1,069,999
> bytes (Windows 7 64-bit).
> My understanding is that 32 bit processes on Win64 should get 2 GB (I
> have 4 GB physical). So why is it maxing out at just under 1 GB?

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