Memory monitoring in Squeak
wnchips at home.com
Thu Apr 12 03:10:18 UTC 2001
If you can find him, an ex-exoboxer named Kevin Ostrom had a simple,
useful memory monitor console he whacked together for Squeak. It was
actually pretty helpful to us. I don't know whether that particular
piece of code is available, or went down with the rest of exobox.
Brian Rice wrote:
> What's the quickest way to track memory usage of a process as it
> runs? Of course I am just looking for any quick hack people have in
> mind. I thought it would be interesting to know.
> My only thought would be to look at the number and/or rates of sends
> of "basicNew" or its underlying primitive bytecode. Of course this
> would be different for streams I believe.
> As a side note, it might be useful to either augment ProcessBrowser
> with this kind of monitoring or make a separate smaller tool to view
> the results.
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