[Pharo-project] Getting my head around low space

Max Leske maxleske at gmail.com
Sat Oct 9 15:58:50 EDT 2010


I'm actually working on a mac, so that shouldn't be the problem.
So your proposition to use -mmap would be unix specific? Is the option available on mac?

Thanks,
Max


On 09.10.2010, at 21:34, Levente Uzonyi wrote:

> 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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