Is there a serious garbage collection problem
m.schonewille at economy-x-talk.com
Sat Jun 23 07:27:17 CDT 2012
There is no garbage collecting problem in LiveCode 4.5 and 5.0.x. I don't know about 5.5.x yet, but I don't expect it.
There might be some scripts running after you delete a card. To prevent this, lock messages before deleting the card:
This will probably faster than whatever you're doing now.
There are probably reasons why LiveCode goes non-responsive. A possibility might be a problem in a stackResized handler. This consitently locks up LiveCode.
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On 23 jun 2012, at 04:04, 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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