[Pharo-project] Workspace Enhancement

Alexandre Bergel alexandre at bergel.eu
Wed Jan 21 16:20:45 EST 2009

Maybe we could discard Workspace content that are more than 10 days old

Just an idea...


On 21 Jan 2009, at 01:44, Chris Cunningham wrote:

> On Tue, Jan 20, 2009 at 12:03 AM, Lukas Renggli <renggli at gmail.com>  
> wrote:
> It happened to me more than once, that I accidently had some huge
> objects hanging in a workspace leading to a memory leak. So
> remembering the variables can be a dangerous thing.
> Mainly I was checking to see if there would be issues like this.  I  
> often do researchy things in workspaces which grab only large  
> amounts of memory (100's of MB), and forget to nil them out  
> afterwards.  Then, weeks (or months) later I need to shrink the  
> image, and eventually find my way back to the workspace where a  
> simple nil clears them out.  I was worried that if they were held  
> onto in history, this would be a problem.
> Keeping the strings around would be useful for me - my current image  
> has about 20 workspaces open (and in 3.10 dev, this results in lots  
> of minimized window title bars).  Being able to store them off in  
> history would be nice.
> -Chris
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