squeak hogs memory on linux?
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.
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