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From: Rene Rivera (grafik.list_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-03-23 11:46:50

Jürgen Hunold wrote:
> Hi !
> I'm encountering severe memory problems on win32.
> I've attached the results of running bjam (current anon CVS HEAD) from the
> same directory on linux and win32 with -d+10.
> The linux run eats up 272 Mb.
> The correspondung win32 run needs roughly 1.4 GB of memory (Note the overflow
> in the [TOTAL] column at the end of the memory dump.
> A quick scan of the win32 dump shows:
> 730730707 FILE_DIRSCAN
> 498895064 class_at_c-scanner.process
> 32252272 MAIN_MAKE
> which seems odd to me.
> The corresponding linux numbers are _much_ smaller.
> This prevents me from building my applications on Win32.
> We have a large source tree (8000+ files) so it is a massive test.
> But the excessive memory usage on Win32 looks like a bug to me.
> Any ideas ?

I can't think of why there would be such a huge difference :-( And tests
I've done before, on the large perf tests, don't show such a difference.

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