On Jun 5, 2012, at 14:49 , Grant Schoep wrote:

> Using:
> Ruby 1.9.2p136
> libxml-ruby (1.1.4)
> on RHEL 5.7
>=20
> I have an application that seems to not be cleaning up xml files as I
> read them. I can force it to clean up by manually running GC.start.  =
But
> I'd like to understand how to really close this, like you can do

Close it by switching to nokogiri. libxml-ruby has had a history of =
memory leaks.