[Glass] Investigating the growth and garbage of a gemstone db

Johan Brichau johan at yesplan.be
Sat Mar 23 00:57:09 PDT 2019

I got an email from Otto pointing me towards the class GsObjectInventory

Cool. I did not know about that class (after so many years… I feel a little embarrassed ;) 
I’m going to check it out what it can report.


> On 22 Mar 2019, at 16:11, Johan Brichau <johan at yesplan.be> wrote:
> Hi,
> If I want to get a better understanding which objects make up the set of ‘objects to be collected’ after an MFC, is there a way to do that?
> Is there a way to get a handle on those objects or know how many of which class there are, etc?
> Also, more generally, I would want to investigate the growth and contents of a gemstone database. 
> Trying to understand which objects are gc’ed at every MFC cycle is part of that, but I’m interested to know how to best get a view on what’s in the database without doing a ‘allClasses collect: #allInstances’ ;)
> I’m a bit fuzzy… but that’s also because I’m mostly wondering how to best approach this and what strategies already exist.
> Thx
> Johan

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