Thomas Counsell wrote:
> Hello
>
> With my multithreaded web-rick apps an exception thrown somewhere in
> the code sometimes causes the memory used by ruby to spiral out of
> control.  True for me on Mac OS X with various 1.8.x installs.  Hard
> for me to repeat though, and when I have cleared all the exception
> throwing bugs it goes away.
>
> Not a lot of use, but perhaps a clue.  I discovered it was the
> exceptions causing the spiral by running the code with the tracer
> enabled (which requires a lot of patience for an app of any size)

Correct. Exceptions and the heavy use of ccalloc can result in this
memory leak. I got this report also from 2 of my ArachnoRuby users, but
somebody must find a small reproduceable script for this.