[Konsole-devel] [Bug 176974] High memory consumption when using Konsole for a longer time.

Robert Knight robertknight at gmail.com
Mon Jun 8 17:54:48 UTC 2009


--- Comment #30 from Robert Knight <robertknight gmail com>  2009-06-08 19:54:44 ---
> The current method stores each character as a 11-byte struct?

Yes and has done for years (or at least, since I inherited the code) 

> Also, I think konsole is optimizing the paint anyway,
> to combine chars with same format?


> A possibility that occurs to me is to store each line as a packed
> array with run count and one or more runs, where a "run" looks like

That would work as well - although as pointed out above there appears to be a
leak somewhere which is more urgent.

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