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comp.windows.x Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) 7/7
Section - 152) Why does the process size of my X programs go up,up,up?

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Using "ps" may not show any decrease in memory size after a malloc/free pair. 
With most vendors' implementations of memory managers, the call to free does 
not return memory to the operating system; it is probably maintained on a free 
list for the process. In addition, ps may not be an accurate report of current
memory usage requirements.

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Top Document: comp.windows.x Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) 7/7
Previous Document: 151) Is this a memory leak in the X11R4 deletion of work procs?!
Next Document: 153) Are callbacks guaranteed to be called in the order registered?

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