[OpenLayers-Dev] Memory leaks
Wei Yang Ng
genii6 at gmail.com
Wed Apr 11 00:31:42 EDT 2007
No I have not used open layers before. My experiment was conducted on the
open layer's main website. There is a working demonstration on the main page
of the website. I would love to give the latest release of open layers a go
On 4/11/07, Schuyler Erle <sderle at metacarta.com> wrote:
> On Tue, 2007-04-10 at 10:24 -0400, Stephen Woodbridge wrote:
> > Wei Yang Ng wrote:
> > > Hi,
> > > I am a ka-maps user. Recently, I noticed memory leaks (I used
> > > 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
> > > however there is some evidence of leaks caused by circular references
> > > then decided to conduct the same test with the OpenLayers demo found
> > > 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.
> Are you running the 2.4 release candidate? We've done a ton of work on
> fixing memory leaks quite recently.
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