On Tue, 25 Jul 2006, Eric Hodel wrote:

> On Jul 24, 2006, at 6:09 AM, Hugh Sasse wrote:
> 
> > While working on that .document patch I noticed that rdoc grew to
> > about 124MB.
> 
> $ rdoc --help
> 
> RDoc V1.0.1 - 20041108
> 
> Usage:
> 
>  rdoc [options]  [names...]
> 
> Files are parsed, and the information they contain
> collected, before any output is produced. This allows cross
> references between all files to be resolved. [...]

Right. I had the expectation that it would do that in temporary files,
but clearly not.  OK, what I'm seeing is perfectly normal then, and
not considered a concern.
> 
> It is possible that the structure created is inefficient.  The code that
> builds the structure is a forbidding forest of mystery, I rarely dare venture
> there.

:-)  I'll hold off looking at that for a while, and until I think
of something better, I'll shut up :-)

        Thank you,
        Hugh