[Seaside] A noob and a bloated image

Philippe Marschall philippe.marschall at gmail.com
Wed Oct 1 04:55:05 UTC 2008

2008/10/1, Bill Schwab <BSchwab at anest.ufl.edu>:
> Hello all,
> I noted that my Pharo image was almost 50 MB in size, which struck me
> as excessive, and recalling reading something about cleaning out
> orphaned sessions or something, I located a relevant FAQ with the needed
> magic words:
>      WARegistry clearAllHandlers.
>      Smalltalk garbageCollect.
> That dropped the image to 28MB, which I still suspect is large, but
> that is my problem to sort out.
> My point is that while "How do I purge all existing sessions that might
> be open.?" is a perfectly reasonable question, it might help future
> noobs to tie it to concepts such as image size, bloat, garbage
> collection, etc. to aid with searches on the problem of a growing
> image.

There is a chance that a morphic GUI for such things will make it into
2.9. Contact Michael Davies if you want to help.


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