[futurebasic] Re : [FB] DCOD memory hanging about

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From: "jonathan" <jonnnathan@...>
Date: Tue, 25 May 1999 18:55:32 +0200
> I've discovered that when I call a DCOD I'm developing that a handle the
> same size as the Globals in the DCOD isn't disposed of when the DCOD is
> "finished".
>
> This is what I have for the compile optins for the DCOD:
> RESOURCES "src.rsrc","SOCCLADD","DCOD",_moduleRsrcID,"Plugin Module"
> COMPILE 0, _DimmedVarsOnly _CaseInsensitive _StrResource
>
>
> Anyone have any idea(s) why the memory (In the form of a handle) that I
> assume is the DCOD's globals isn't being released ??
>
> Actually I'm sure the handle is that of the DCOD globals because I did a
> little test: I dimmed a string as a global in the DCOD, put some text into
> it and then ran the app that calls the DCOD and then in MW ZoneRanger looked
> at the handle in question and the text was there.

the fact the memory is still used doesn't mean that it is blocked... It may
have been released but not reclaimed for further use... have you tried
calling one of those cool Toolbox commands that cause memory to be
compressed and then look see if the symptoms persist?

HTH
jonathan


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