I am running the 0.5 release now and it behaves in the same way - not 
releasing memory.  I can't say if this only has to do with 0.5 but not 0.4. 
 Probably it happened in the same way with 0.4 but I just didn't pay 
attention then.

Since there is no mechanism in Julia like in C/C++ for the programmer to 
free previously allocated memory, I don't believe that this is due to my 
coding errors (I only allocate memory without freeing them in the code).  I 
hope someone can point out to situations where this problem might occur so 
that I can check them out.  For now all I know is that my code allocates 
memory when it runs and those memory are not getting released even after 
the code has finished.

I will try to see if I can cook up some demo code.

On Wednesday, September 21, 2016 at 9:53:07 PM UTC+8, Páll Haraldsson wrote:
> On Sunday, September 18, 2016 at 12:53:19 PM UTC, K leo wrote:
>> Any thoughts on what might be the culprit?
>>   | | |_| | | | (_| |  |  Version 0.5.0-rc4+0 (2016-09-09 01:43 UTC)
>>  _/ |\__'_|_|_|\__'_|  |  Official http://julialang.org/ release
> You say 0.5 in the title (when 0.5 wasn't out). Your later posts are after 
> 0.5 is out. Maybe it doesn't matter, I don't know, maybe the final version 
> is identical (except for versioninfo function..), I just do not know that 
> for a fact, so might as well upgrade just in case.
> -- 
> Palli.

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