Is there a serious garbage collection problem

Phil Jimmieson phil at
Sat Jun 23 03:54:58 EDT 2012

Is this a stack on a Windows box and being saved to a network drive? I've seen major slowdowns saving stacks to non-local disk in some situations. When it first happened to me I thought my application had seized up. Fortunately I was distracted by something else and when I looked back at the PC the application was working again...

On 23 Jun 2012, at 03:04, Dr. Hawkins wrote:

> I haven't seen anything like this for several years.
> Is there a *serious* garbage collection problem with livecode?
> When I delete cards from my output stack, the response time is
> measured in seconds.  For a half dozen cards, it's long enough for me
> to get annoyed, and actually launch another program.
> There is also the occasional long delay from out of the blue during
> which the thing is completely non-responsive.
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