in reply to Memory is not released back to operating system
Sorry, that's just the way your malloc() works. Some mallocs use mmap() for large allocations, to at least give the process a chance to return memory to the OS, but most hold onto memory until the process exits.
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Re^2: Memory is not released back to operating system
by Argel (Prior) on Mar 02, 2012 at 21:48 UTC
by eyepopslikeamosquito (Archbishop) on Mar 02, 2012 at 23:13 UTC