squeak hogs memory on linux?

Lex Spoon lex at cc.gatech.edu
Thu Jun 11 11:43:58 UTC 1998

Ian Piumarta writes:
 > > Ian Piumarta used 2.1.24 for his linux port. I guess he had some
 > > reason for it.
 > It's an extremely stable version of 2.1, particularly on PowerPC.  Having
 > installed it on my Mac, it made sense to install it on my Intel laptop too.
 > (FWIW, the 2.1.1xx kernels are also becoming very stable, with PPC support
 > integrated into the main sources: it may soon be time to upgrade to the
 > cutting edge.)  2.1.24 also supports the clone-based linuxthreads

FWIW, clone+linuxthreads also works in 2.0.x.  I don't have any
obscure-enough projects on this box to know about the other features
you mention :)


, and the
 > QNX-style real-time scheduler extensions -- which are both important to me
 > for obscure reasons...
 > Squeak doesn't leak memory.  Apart from kernel bugs, the only other thing
 > that I would suspect is the X server.  It may be fixed now, but X used to
 > have trouble freeing server resources.
 > Ian

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