[Kst] memory checks...

George Staikos staikos at kde.org
Fri May 28 00:32:41 CEST 2004

On May 27, 2004 18:12, Theodore Kisner wrote:
> On Thursday 27 May 2004 03:28 pm, George Staikos wrote:
> >   What we need then is an algorithm that can guess at how much we can
> > safely allocate.
> Hmmm, what about user-controlled maximum memory useage?  For example, if I
> install the GIMP and run it the first time, it prompts me for the maximum
> amount of RAM to use for data.
> Maybe we could have the default "max memory" value be set to something
> reasonable like half the physical RAM.  Then the "max memory" value could
> be changed under Settings --> Configure kst and stored
> in .kde/share/config/kstrc...
> Of course, this would still require keeping track (at least approximately)
> of how much data vector memory has been allocated.
> Just throwing ideas into the discussion...

  I think that's a good idea.  I thought of it myself too, but hadn't brought 
it up so we could work through the current ideas first.

George Staikos
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