[Digikam-users] Help finding thumbnail cache settings?

Gilles Caulier caulier.gilles at kdemail.net
Mon Oct 2 11:57:21 BST 2006

On Monday 02 October 2006 12:13, Marcel Wiesweg wrote:
> > Marcel, on my wife computer (PIV 3.6Ghz + 512 Mo), a folder with more
> > than 200 RAW pictures take a while : the swap is very active!
> >
> > This problem come when i toggle betwen another album and i'm back to the
> > RAW folder.
> >
> > I need more investigaution about, but certainly a settings about can need
> > to be done, for example to set the number od thumbs need to be cached.
> That sounds like a bug to me. The thumb cache does not come in touch with
> the image format in any way, it only caches the ready-to-be-drawn pixmaps.
> That's 6MB for 128er pixmaps or 24MB for 256, on the X server's memory, and
> once it's full it's full.
> So you don't have a leak, but the memory comes back when switching to
> another folder?
> If it is really significant maybe you can see a peak in a "massif" plot,
> valgrind --tool=massif --depth=5 --format=html digikam

Ok Marcel, i will check memory leak on this computer when i will back at home 
(not today, because i'm out of my office during 2 days, but tuesday evening)


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