[fpc-pascal]FPC Overheads

Jonas Maebe jonas at zeus.ugent.be
Wed Apr 16 13:23:24 CEST 2003

On woensdag, apr 16, 2003, at 13:13 Europe/Brussels, James Mills wrote:

> Can anyone help me out here, as I'd like to know why the overheads are
> 48Mb ...

If you allocate memory, then then the total memory reserved for your 
application increases. There is nothing FPC-specific about this and 
FPC-compiled programs don't occupy 48MB of memory by default.

> Also what are some good ways of tracking down memory leaks in your
> program ?

Compile the program and its units with -ghl. When exiting, it will 
print out a list of not freed memory blocks.


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