Monticello and image bloat

Chris Muller chris at
Tue May 3 14:59:05 UTC 2005

flushAllCaches took me down to 44MB.  I did not know about that.


--- Cees De Groot <cdegroot at> wrote:
> Hi Chris,
> It's a known feature/problem/bug/wart of MC that it eats up a lot of
> space. Usually, doing "MCFileBasedRepository flushAllCaches; Smalltalk
> garbageCollect" takes care of that.
> Regards,
> Cees
> On 5/3/05, Chris Muller <chris at> wrote:
> > I've been experiencing gradual image-growth as I develop code, and now my
> > 100-meg image has become unwieldly.  SpaceTally reports 59MB used on String
> > instances!

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