String.Split throws OutOfMemoryException

Recently I’ve been doing a fair bit of memory profiling and fixing memory issues at work. One interesting cause of an OutOfMemoryException I’ve encountered occurred when using String.Split for several large csv files concurrently. Of course the size and number of lines in the file that triggers the OutOfMemoryException is subjected to the memory capacity of your computer. To reproduce this, it’s relatively easy, first you need to create a large csv file.

Here’s some code to do it.

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