[Pharo-project] Getting my head around low space

Mariano Martinez Peck marianopeck at gmail.com
Sat Oct 9 19:54:28 EDT 2010


On Sat, Oct 9, 2010 at 9:58 PM, Max Leske <maxleske at gmail.com> wrote:

> 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?
>

I think you can also modify the file Info.plist. Take the squeak app, right
click, show package contents. There go to "Contents" and there you will find
such file. There, you can change the property SqueakMaxHeapSize. Put 2 gb or
whatever you want.

Cheers

Mariano






>
> 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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