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- To: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Subject: Apple Events
- From: slack@starbase.MITRE.ORG (M. G. Slack)
- Date: Tue, 22 Dec 92 15:28:21 EST
I've been playing with apple events using MCL
However I seem to have run into a problem involving unexplained useage of the
Mac Heap. I have narrowed it down to a call to the #_AESend call. As it turns
out the mac heap is being used in such a way that the GC facility will not
reclaim the used space. As a result the mac Heap keeps growing and growing...
I have seen to all the records that I create but cannot figure out where the
space is being lost.
The apple event that is being sent has a #$keyDirectObject parameter stuffed
into it which is of type (record :some-type).
It would seem that this is a problem as it will eventually crash the system
when the mac heap grows to consume all free space.