[Rd] Memory "leak" in readChar (PR#1483)
Peter Dalgaard BSA
26 Apr 2002 11:51:17 +0200
Peter Dalgaard BSA <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > The code enclosed below demonstrates the problem. As-is, it causes the size
> > of R.bin to grow from 11MB to 50MB, even though there are no large arrays.
> > The old Rstreams package did not do this. Also, the function readBin() does
> > not suffer from this problem.
> Still there in a recent pre-1.5.0 looks like a bunch of Vcells is
> allocated but remains protected from garbage collection.
> I doubt that this is something we'd dare try and fix before the
> release on Monday though.
...unless someone happens to know exactly what is going on (as Brian
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