Re: [S] Avoid for loops !!!

Brian Beckage (bb2@acpub.duke.edu)
Wed, 18 Nov 1998 08:49:14 -0500 (EST)


I've had similar problems using the new Splus 5 on a sun station. But
when I ran the same code using Splus 3.3, it ran fine and never exceeded
40MB. So it appears that 5.0 may have some memory leak problems.

Brian

On Wed, 18 Nov 1998, Anthony Lehmann wrote:

> Date: Wed, 18 Nov 1998 16:21:14 +1200
> From: Anthony Lehmann <LehmannA@landcare.cri.nz>
> To: s-news@wubios.wustl.edu
> Subject: [S] Avoid for loops !!!
>
> I have been programming a long script in a loop on a quite large large
> dataset and my computer with 256 MB running on Windows NT keeps
> building up on memory until it freezes !
>
> I found out too late about the Chapter Time and Memory in Splus
> Programmer Guide and I was wondering whether someone had a
> solution to free some memory from within a loop in a function or if I had
> better to rewrite my script without loops ?
>
> Thanks in advance for your help !
>
> Anthony
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