What are possible reasons for memory consumption going up on stack that isn't doing much?

Brian Milby brian at milby7.com
Sat Jul 7 20:09:54 EDT 2018


Is it possible that multiple overlapping messages are being spawned?

You mention that the checks happen every 250ms... are you doing a send in time at the end of the check or at the start?

Thanks,
Brian
On Jul 7, 2018, 7:21 PM -0400, Tom Glod via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com>, wrote:
> So i've been watching this running standalone a while .... and it seems to
> have stopped for now...I'm going to keep it running and see how high up it
> gets.
>
> Its like the engine is caching system events or something .... I'll post
> again in a few hours to see if its gotten any higher than this.....
>
> On Sat, Jul 7, 2018 at 7:15 PM, Tom Glod <tom at makeshyft.com> wrote:
>
> > Hi folks,
> >
> > I have a stack that has 2 or 3 self perpetuating messages which do a few
> > checks and the like....they run every 250 milliseconds or so.
> >
> > There is no input data into the program unless I specifically send it
> > there.
> >
> > but while my program is sitting there ....repeating its loops and checks
> > for incoming input ...... the memory consumption is steadily going up by .1
> > megabytes at a time.
> >
> > I have watched my global variables , there is nothing being added to them
> > and most handlers have local variables that clear out when the handler
> > finishes.
> >
> > This happens in IDE and standalone.
> >
> > This app is made to stay in memory so this is not acceptable, because
> > after 2 days it will get up to 2gb or whatever....so i cannot let this
> > remain.
> >
> > maybe if i let it sit there it will eventually clear out ..but i haven't
> > seen that happen yet.
> >
> > I just don't know where to look. maybe i just found a memory leak
> > ....Thanks for any input
> >
> >
> >
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