Memory leak with BufferedFile?

torhu no at spam.invalid
Mon Aug 29 11:35:11 PDT 2011

On 28.08.2011 01:00, Leon wrote:
> I'm writing a simple program which uses merge sort to sort very large text
> files. I split the text file into several temporary files which are sorted and
> merged together.
> The trouble I'm having is that the BufferedFile class seems to have a memory
> leak. The memory usage of the process slowly goes up until it throws an out of
> memory exception. I can fix the memory leak by switching to the File class,
> but that makes the program much slower.
> Calling GC.collect() didn't help, and neither did explicitly deleting the
> BufferedFile object.

You could try just using the functions in std.stdio instead.

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