[tex-live] Memory leak in TL Net Installer when installing from local mirror ?

Siep Kroonenberg siepo at cybercomm.nl
Tue Aug 12 21:55:44 CEST 2008

On Mon, Aug 11, 2008 at 08:02:27PM +0100, Philip TAYLOR (Ret'd) wrote:
> The install of TL 2008 from my local Cambridge
> mirror has just near-completed (by which I mean
> that the GUI has paused with the "Finish"
> button shewing) but the VM manager reported
> that the system was becoming dangerously low
> on memory, and on checking I see that it
> peaked at 6Gb.  I cannot imagine what in the
> installer might require such enormous resources,
> so I wonder if there might be a memory leak ?
> It is worth reporting that the VM message
> did not appear on a smaller (1GB, instead
> of 2Gb in the present machine) when installing
> over the network from Cambridge.
> ** Phil.

No idea what was going on there, but I don't give you much chance of
this getting fixed at this late date.

Siep Kroonenberg

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