Is kdeinit still actual?
thiago at kde.org
Fri May 1 15:42:45 BST 2020
On Monday, 27 April 2020 03:53:38 PDT Alexander Volkov wrote:
> As for KIO slaves, they are started from processes that are already
> linked with many KDE libraries and there is no
> much benefit in starting them from kdeinit.
That's an incorrect conclusion. Your premise is correct: the process that
launches them links to many KDE libraries. But since that launch is a regular
fork() + exec(), the premise is irrelevant. The KDE libraries will be loaded
again, relocated and initialised, before the ioslave code is run.
A quick test here shows kdeinit and one ioslave (file.so, that was already
running) are sharing 2380 kB between them. The ioslave has a total of 548 kB
of additional private memory that isn't shared with anything else in the
Thiago Macieira - thiago (AT) macieira.info - thiago (AT) kde.org
Software Architect - Intel System Software Products
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