[Seaside] Minimal Squeak 3.8 image and how to stop an image to grow

Avi Bryant avi.bryant at gmail.com
Wed Mar 22 18:42:18 UTC 2006

On Mar 22, 2006, at 8:43 AM, Florian Minjat wrote:

> Hi,
>   As I am trying to put a seaside app on a professional server, the  
> problem of the size needed for Squeak+Seaside occured. I searched  
> through the mailing list and the internet, and found many ways to  
> shrink the image, but each seems non trivial. So before trying to  
> do it myself, has anyone already done a small usable image for  
> Seaside ?

I have a Seaside image based on 3.7 that's about 7.5MB.  Will that help?

>   And finally, my seaside app begins to be pretty big and I noticed  
> that the image grows on time. My first idea is that there are a lot  
> of memory leak, like obsolete instances with references which are  
> not collected by the GC. So are there tools to monitor all the  
> instances of the image and to find the cause of the problem ? All  
> ideas are welcomed :).

The most likely culprit is Monticello.  On the repository side of the  
Monticello Browser, there's a "flush cached versions" menu item that  
might help.


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