[OS X TeX] Memory leak, how to debug?

Markus Klyver markusklyver at hotmail.com
Thu Feb 11 12:18:46 EST 2016

Just hangs. The only thing not giving any memory leaks is just calling the LaTeX binary without any flags or arguments: it works as it should. And no, the problem is not the shell. I have tried running latex in csh, no difference.I'm using a Macbook Air 2013 model with OSX 10.8 installed.

> From: justin at mac.com
> Date: Wed, 10 Feb 2016 17:03:04 -0800
> To: macosx-tex at email.esm.psu.edu
> Subject: Re: [OS X TeX] Memory leak, how to debug?
> On Feb 10, 2016, at 16:55 , Markus Klyver wrote:
> > I just updated OSX (no upgrade) and every time I now try to compile something, the process (latex) just hangs and allocates more and more memory until all of my RAM and virtual memory are full. Is there any way to debug the cause of this behavior? Note: this kind of behavior arose with the update.
> > Best Regards, Markus 
> It might help to know what hardware and OS version you are using.  Also, (just checking) are you using the command line, as in
>    % latex foo
> ?
> Thanks.
> Justin
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