Hi .. 

 On Wednesday 09 February 2005 04:15, llothar wrote:
> 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.  
>
> 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.

Thanks.  I'll see what I can do.  

So exceptions, even caught ones, will trigger a memory leak?  Won't the GC 
kick in and clean them up?  Or is it only uncaught exceptions?


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-mark.  (probertm at acm dot org)