garbage collection

william humphrey bill at
Thu Jul 8 13:55:14 EDT 2010


I've been using a fairly complex system of stacks for years now in
RunRev and never heard of or felt a need for freeing up memory. It
seems to me it allocates a certain amount on start-up and stays that
way through out. Of course all my data is stored separately in an
external database (valentina).


On Thu, Jul 8, 2010 at 1:32 PM, Phil Davis <revdev at> wrote:
> Hi folks,
> Almost a year ago I posted the following with no response, and now the need
> to know has come up again:
>> In ancient times I used the hasMemory() function to force garbage
>> collection and free up memory. But maybe it only worked that way in
>> SuperCard... can anyone comment on its effectiveness in Revolution?
> Any takers?
> --
> Phil Davis
> PDS Labs
> Professional Software Development
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