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

Rudolf Schlatte rudi at constantly.at
Tue Sep 4 08:32:27 UTC 2012

On Sep 4, 2012, at 09:22, Alessio Stalla <alessiostalla at gmail.com> wrote:

> 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).

Either that, or a large system.  For example, I had to increase PermGen for my experiments in compiling McCLIM.


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