Another bug

Rob Browning
05 Nov 2000 23:37:45 -0600

Robert Graham Merkel <> writes:

> It doesn't appear to be a RAM problem (top shows that the memory
> used stays static), and the symptoms vary according to the guile
> version used.  It appears to be a problem with the design of the
> transaction report's HTML generator functions (they cause very large
> numbers of string allocations and deallocations, which overloads the
> garbage collector).

If so, then that's a painfully broken garbage collector...

> BTW, I realise that my gtkhtml is an older version, and checking
> their CVS it appears that page splitting has been improved in more
> recent code.  I'll have another play with it now.


Rob Browning <> PGP=E80E0D04F521A094 532B97F5D64E3930