[Okular-devel] [Bug 177213] High X server memory consumption

Pino Toscano pino at kde.org
Wed Mar 17 20:53:34 CET 2010


--- Comment #32 from Pino Toscano <pino kde org>  2010-03-17 20:53:27 ---
(In reply to comment #31)
> (In reply to comment #30)
> > (In reply to comment #29)
> > > As mentioned on the past too, I did some informal benchmarks and perceived no
> > > speed difference on page rendering after changing Okular's memory usage
> > > setting, nor I perceive differences with other pdf viewers (xpdf, for
> > > instance).
> > 
> > Your personal benchmarks are not our personal benchmarks nor other people's
> > benchmarks.
> Thanks for making this a constructive discussion. :-/

Right, because claiming "I did some generic benchmarks so change the behaviour"
is constructive?

> > > This is a critical issue when the X server is a machine
> > > wiht 1 GB of RAM and the X client has 8 GB: after browsing a few hundred pages
> > > the X server starts paginating and finally crashes due to lack of memory.
> > 
> > This is another issue, unrelated to this one. Please keep it separate.
> Well, if you don't see the relation, I give up.

Right, I don't see the relation. The issue you mentioned could be fixed even
still with Okular using X.

> It is obvious that you are too
> proud of the "genial" idea of using the X server as a cache for Okular and are
> not willing to admit that it has some serious drawbacks.

Don't be ridicolous and put words in our mouths or ideas in our minds which are
*not* ours.

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