[kaffe] Re: JavaLayer 0.3.0 works

Timothy Stack stack at cs.utah.edu
Mon Sep 15 10:00:04 PDT 2003

> Hi,
> just a quick heads up, since this his been a busy weekend getting 
> applications to work: JavaLayer 0.3.0 works with kaffe from CVS. 
> JavaLayer is a free software MP3 player, available at 
> http://www.javazoom.net/javalayer/javalayer.html . It's quite fast, and 
> takes about 18M to play a file on i686-linux-jit3. The threaded player 
> works as well.
> The memory usage seems to come from
> jit-temp-data: Nr    179  Mem   8980K, which doesn't get freed as it 
> should be, so it's impossible to run with less then -mx 16M. I think the 
> gc should try to free jit temp data when it runs out of memory. Tim, 
> Helmer, what do you think?

The GC doesn't track this, its kept around in a pool which isn't freed if 
it passes some threshold.

> cheers,
> dalibor topic


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