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From Simon Pepping <spepp...@leverkruid.eu>
Subject Re: Memory leak?
Date Fri, 28 Jul 2006 19:21:04 GMT
On Fri, Jul 28, 2006 at 12:44:00AM +0200, Andreas L Delmelle wrote:
> On Jul 27, 2006, at 23:56, Andreas L Delmelle wrote:
> OTOH, looking deeper, I'm strangely surprised no-one saw this one  
> before --so surprised even that it makes me think I'm missing  
> something :
> Root.addChildNode(PageSequence) results in a reference to the  
> PageSequence being kept in the Root's list of child nodes. Right?
> AFAICT, this reference is *never* released as long as the Root object  
> is alive, so it seems like currently, our 'split up in page- 
> sequences' performance hint is complete and utter bogus...?
> Sorry to disappoint you all.

IMHO we create a number of circular references in our trees. I have
always feared that we do not clean them up well enough. Are there
tools to investigate this?

Regards, Simon 

Simon Pepping
home page: http://www.leverkruid.eu

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