[Pharo-project] Getting my head around low space

Levente Uzonyi leves at elte.hu
Sat Oct 9 15:34:52 EDT 2010


On Sat, 9 Oct 2010, Adrian Lienhard wrote:

> The unix VM and apparently also the Mac VM has an option -memory that allows you to set a heap size:
>
> [adrian:/Applications/Squeak 4.2.3beta1U.app/Contents/MacOS] ./Squeak\ VM\ Opt -help
> Usage: ./Squeak VM Opt [<option>...] [<imageName> [<argument>...]]
>       ./Squeak VM Opt [<option>...] -- [<argument>...]
>
> Common <option>s:
>  -help                 print this help message, then exit
>  -memory <size>[mk]    use fixed heap size (added to image size)
>  -pathenc <enc>        set encoding for pathnames (default: macintosh)
>  -headless             run in headless (no window) mode (default: false)
>
> Notes:
>  <imageName> defaults to `Squeak.image'.
>  If `-memory' is not specified then the heap will grow dynamically.
>  <argument>s are ignored, but are processed by the Squeak image.
>  The first <argument> normally names a Squeak `script' to execute.
>  Precede <arguments> by `--' to use default image.

This is ok for Mac, but the unix VM takes different arguments.


Levente

>
>
> HTH,
> Adrian
>
> On Oct 9, 2010, at 18:01 , Max Leske wrote:
>
>> Hi
>>
>> I'm having trouble with low space warnings in Pharo. Is there a source on how much memory the image can get from the OS? Is there maybe a way to up that limit? I am loading a lot of data into the image and the limit at the moment seems to be around 500 MB.
>>
>> Thanks for any ideas.
>>
>> Cheers,
>> Max
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