Much larger old_heap than heap

Loïc Hoguin lhoguin@REDACTED
Wed Mar 17 16:58:39 CET 2021


I am trying to understand why the total_heap_size of a few processes
is so much higher than heap_size. As can be seen in the following
snippet, the old_heap is responsible for the discrepancy:

> erlang:process_info(QPid, garbage_collection_info).  


How can I reduce this? Garbage collecting does nothing.


Loïc Hoguin

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