Memory usuage

Lubos Lunak l.lunak at
Thu Jan 4 15:49:39 GMT 2007

On Sunday 17 December 2006 23:47, Thiago Macieira wrote:
> John Tapsell wrote:
> >Hey all,
> >
> >  I am having a terrible time with memory usage.  KSysguard takes up
> >22MB of real memory for just showing the process list.
> >
> >  I've ran valgrind's massif  tool to try to find out what's using
> >memory, but there's nothing specific that I can pin down.
> >
> >  Any ideas why it takes up so much memory?

 It does not really. Not more than comparable KDE applications, at least.

> How much of those 22 MB are the size of the shareable code from Qt (core,
> ui, d-bus, svg, xml), KDE core and ui?
> Measure how much memory you had free before running ksysguard and how much
> you have now. See Luboš Luňák's somewhat recent blog on measuring memory
> consumption for information on how to do it. (Or he can post a reply here
> too...)

 Yes. Sorry it took a while, but there was this Xmas thingy, not reading mails 
and then reading them, and so on, and it also took a while to write: (the analysis thing).

 Comments and whatever are welcome, I don't know if it's actually 
understandable and usable ;) (I'd even move it to some wiki if I wasn't 
afraid people would ruin it with clueless changes).

Lubos Lunak
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