[Newbies] Level Playing Field image compression side effect

Rob Rothwell r.j.rothwell at gmail.com
Tue Sep 30 15:50:43 UTC 2008

Thank you for the explanation!
Take care,


On Tue, Sep 30, 2008 at 11:28 AM, Keith Hodges <keith_hodges at yahoo.co.uk>wrote:

> Rob Rothwell wrote:
> > Sorry for bringing this up again, but nothing works so well for
> > getting an image back down to size after installing additional
> > packages (especially big ones, like Aida or Magma) like running LPF.
> >  The fixObsoleteReferences does nothing...any other ideas?  Whatever
> > it is is present in the pharo script as well, and does something in a
> > way that doing a garbage collect after the end of the script
> > immediately shrinks the image--in this case from 50Mb to 25Mb!
> >
> > Take care,
> >
> > Rob
> LPF is running SmalltalkImage current cleanUpAll.
> We recently started a convention that all classes that can free up some
> memory prior to saving an image implement #freeSomeSpace, or #cleanUp.
> One of the biggest offenders is Monticello, it caches quite a lot of
> stuff when loading packages. There is a menu item for cleaning
> Monticello caches manually.
> regards
> Keith
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