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Add closure analyzer for avoiding memory leaks #724

Jand42 opened this Issue Jul 24, 2017 · 0 comments


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Jand42 commented Jul 24, 2017

There is an inconvenient source of memory leaks in most JavaScript engines: captured variables are tied to a Context object and even functions that do not use some (or any) variables from a Context still retain the whole object. This is described well here:

Adding a WebSharperAnalyzeClosures project property gives warnings on these kinds of captures, helping to eliminate memory leaks.

Usage: <WebSharperAnalyzeClosures>True</WebSharperAnalyzeClosures> or <WebSharperAnalyzeClosures>MoveToTop</WebSharperAnalyzeClosures>. The latter additionally moves all non-capturing lambdas to top level automatically (experimental).

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