[OpenLayers-Dev] Memory leaks
woodbri at swoodbridge.com
Tue Apr 10 10:24:41 EDT 2007
Wei Yang Ng wrote:
> I am a ka-maps user. Recently, I noticed memory leaks (I used Process
> Explorer for windows) in FF2 while navigating maps in my ka-map
> application. I decided to conduct the same test with Google maps and
> found similar results. The memory does get released if refresh the page,
> however there is some evidence of leaks caused by circular references in
> then decided to conduct the same test with the OpenLayers demo found in
> the main page of the website. Again, I noticed the same problem.
> Example, FF2's memory usage is 66 mb when i first view the map. As I
> zoom in and out, the usage keeps jumping till I had about 200 mb of
> memory consumed by FF2. Has anyone noticed such a problem?
Yes, I have noticed something similar. I periodically have to kill FF2
and restart it to regain memory when I have browser open running OL.
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