[armedbear-devel] changes to autoloading affecting PermGen space?

Alessio Stalla alessiostalla at gmail.com
Tue Sep 4 07:22:55 UTC 2012

On Tue, Sep 4, 2012 at 6:45 AM, Alan Ruttenberg
<alanruttenberg at gmail.com> wrote:
> I've recently been getting
> ; Evaluation aborted on #<JAVA-EXCEPTION java.lang.OutOfMemoryError:
> PermGen space {2D9FD5EA}>.
> I'm wondering whether it is possible that the recent changes to
> autoloading are filling more of this space, leading to my (and
> presumably others at some point) errors.

Well, unless you're using tons of Java libraries, PermGen exhaustion
in ABCL pretty much implies a memory leak (such as many functions
never getting garbage collected). I don't know if that can be caused
by autoloads or not, though.


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