Re: Memory leak in Radar App

Hi Don...

Tom Rink and I were just talking -- we think this issue (hidden
window) has come up before. Maybe you could run this with -verbose:gc
and see if the G.C. is running when the window is hidden...or not...?

tom

On 2/20/06, Don Murray <dmurray@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> I have an update on this issue:
>
> Don Murray wrote:
>
> > - when I run this using copy=false, my max heap
> > gets up to 89 mb and then stays there.   I added
> > in our ucar.unidata.util.MemoryMonitor widget to
> > keep track of the memory usage and commented
> > out it's call to run garbage collection so that
> > wouldn't affect the results.
>
> When I wrote this original message, I was not seeing
> the memory spikes that James sees.  My memory usage
> would level off at 89 mb. However, if I
> minimize the display window or have the window hidden
> by the readout window, the memory spikes up quickly.
>
> I'm not sure what to make of this.  I suspect that
> Jame's variations in how many iterations it takes
> to run out of memory depends on how long
> the canvas is hidden during the tests. ;-)
>
> Don
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