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VRF Problem: Sluggish execution of VEE 3.12 under Win95

Question asked by VRFuser on May 29, 1997
"Steinar Rafaelsen"<sra@nera.no> wrote:
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> Problem: Exexution of my VEE program gets more and more sluggish as the
> program is allowed to run for some hours. Eventually, the execution will
> virtually come to a standstill (the program executes extremely slow) while
> the hard disk on the PC will be working constantly. Seems like the system
> does intensive swapping. My theory: Something is using memory without
> freeing it. I am pretty sure i have my globals under control.  I Have tried
> doubling the internal memory to 32 MB, and only result is that the problem
> will occur slightly later.
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> Facts:    AST MS/P 100 (pentium 100), Win 95, VEE 3.12, 32MB RAM.
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>      The VEE program is around 1,6MB in size, an works pretty intensively
> on both COM1 and COM2 (how are these buffered in Win95).
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> Any thoughts,  theories, experiences, and workarounds will be very much
> appreciated.
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> Regards, Steinar
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Sounds like either a memory leak ( in which case I'd strongly suggest
a more recent version as you are two major releases behind) or
perhaps that your program is building up some large data structures
while it runs.

Stan Bischof
stanb@sr.hp.com


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