file:read_file in R7B

Sean Hinde <>
Thu Nov 16 14:47:35 CET 2000


> > Miguel Barreiro Paz writes:
> > 
> >  > 	file:read_file/1 under R7B takes up an insane amount of memory,
> >  > while it seemed to be far more reasonable in R6B. Is this a known
> >  > bug? (or, probably, am I missing something?)
> > 

I also noticed aditional memory usage in the context of huge mnesia
transactions. I heard somewhere that the move to threaded file i/o adds an
extra data copy (even if threads are not enabled) which would lead to extra
memory usage.

Sean



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