On 2006-07-24 22:09:00 +0900, Hugh Sasse wrote:
> Date: Mon, 24 Jul 2006 22:09:00 +0900
> From: Hugh Sasse <hgs / dmu.ac.uk>
> Subject: rdoc grows to large size.
> To: Ruby Core Mailing list <ruby-core / ruby-lang.org>
> 
> While working on that .document patch I noticed that rdoc grew to
> about 124MB.  I wonder if anyone else has had similar experience,
> and if anyone is concerned about this.  [The machnes I'm building
> this on are rather old so don't have so much memory. I've not been
> able to get anything done about that.]  Maybe it creates loads of 
> symbols -- I haven't looked yet.

depending on what your run rdoc on you can get it beyond 2GB. :)

for the default ruby 1.8.4 tarball i usually get 500MB.

    darix

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