Memory usage when opening Linux Kernel in KDevelop

Milian Wolff mail at
Sat Nov 20 18:47:37 UTC 2010

On Saturday 20 November 2010 18:01:37 David Nolden wrote:
> Buckets are the memory-units that are used to store the data in
> ItemRepository (monster-buckets are only needed in special cases).
> What you've found out is that 30% of the memory usage come from the
> duchain global repository storage, which is not surprising. If you
> want to bring that information to a useful level (from where you can
> improve the situation), you should check _which_ repository is taking
> up so much memory, maybe there's some more possibilities to reduce the
> amount of stored information in the SimplifiedParsing mode, which
> should be used for the linux kernel.

Ok, so it's expected - thanks for clarifiying that. Can you also answer my 
other questions, then I'll add some ApiDox to document that for the future.

> Anyway, the linux kernel is HUGE, so I don't see an immediate need for
> action here.

Optimization is always good but you are right in the sense that it works quite 
well already as I said.

Milian Wolff
mail at
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