[Newbies] Level Playing Field image compression side effect

Matthew Fulmer tapplek at gmail.com
Mon Jul 7 21:55:24 UTC 2008

On Sun, Jul 06, 2008 at 04:25:37PM -0400, Rob Rothwell wrote:
>    I have noticed that after installing packages (say for example starting
>    with a dev image and loading everything else you need), my image will
>    swell considerably (as noticed both on the disk after saving, and with
>    MemoryUsage).  Garbage collection and saving doesn't seem to fix it, but
>    if I re-run the level playing field script, it seems to clean things up.

It's probably because of this line in
http://installer.pbwiki.com/LevelPlayingField-Monticello15 :

    SmalltalkImage current fixObsoleteReferences

Try running that and see if it helps.

Matthew Fulmer -- http://mtfulmer.wordpress.com/

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