Does the problem go away if you run gc()?
On Monday, September 19, 2016 at 3:55:14 PM UTC-4, K leo wrote:
> Thanks for the suggestion about valgrind.
> Can someone please let me first understand the expected behaviour for
> memory usage.
> Let's say when I first starts Julia REPL it takes 5% of RAM (according to
> top). Then I include "myfile.jl" and run myfunction(). During the
> execution of myfunction(), memory allocation of Julia reaches 40% of RAM
> (again according to top). Say running myfunction() involves no allocation
> of global objects - all object used are local. Then when myfunction()
> finished and I am at the REPL prompt, should top show the memory usage of
> Julia drops down to the previous level (5% of RAM)? My current observation
> is that it doesn't. Is this the expected behaviour?