[Pharo-project] react on low space

Max Leske maxleske at gmail.com
Wed Feb 2 09:16:53 CET 2011


Bill,

I agree that it is important to at least know that there has been a low space condition. But then again, if there is a low space watcher anyway, shouldn't there be a way to register as a listener or something?



Igor,

I haven't run your code yet but it looks exactly like what I was looking for! Thanks.

Max


On 01.02.2011, at 14:13, Igor Stasenko wrote:

> On 1 February 2011 14:11, Igor Stasenko <siguctua at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I think you can catch the OutOfMemory exception:
>> 
> Oops. example was a bit wrong. something like that:
> 
> [ | y x | y := x :=  Array new: 1000.
>   1000000 timesRepeat: [ x at: 1 put: (Array new: 10000). x := x at: 1 ]
> ] on: OutOfMemory do: [:ex |
>  ....
> ]
> 
> 
>> 
>> On 1 February 2011 12:00, Max Leske <maxleske at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> I'm bumping this message. I think it's an important question and could help
>>> other developers who might have the same problem one day. The low space
>>> watcher is cool but if you don't get the chance to actually look at the
>>> stack it's pretty useless.
>>> Max
>>> On 30.01.2011, at 13:10, Max Leske wrote:
>>> 
>>> Hi guys
>>> Is there an easy way to react on low space? Something like:
>>> 
>>> SmalltalkImage isSpaceLow
>>> ifTrue: [ <suspend my process> ]
>>> 
>>> The reason I'm asking is that I have a background process running that
>>> causes a low space condition but I never get around to opening the debugger
>>> and the image crashes on me. So for debugging purposes I'd like to
>>> periodically check the space that is left or alternatively be notified if
>>> low space is signalled.
>>> Any ideas?
>>> Thanks,
>>> Max
>>> 
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> --
>> Best regards,
>> Igor Stasenko AKA sig.
>> 
> 
> 
> 
> -- 
> Best regards,
> Igor Stasenko AKA sig.
> 





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