Re: nautilus limits ?

On 24 Oct 2002, Jason A. Pfeil wrote:

> Date: 24 Oct 2002 10:02:23 -0400
> From: Jason A. Pfeil <pfeil 10east com>
> To: Alexander Larsson <alexl redhat com>
> Cc: Michael Meeks <michael ximian com>,
>      Gaute Lindkvist <lindkvis stud ntnu no>,
>      Thomas Vander Stichele <thomas apestaart org>,
>      Gnome-Desktop-Devel Mailling List <desktop-devel-list gnome org>
> Subject: Re: nautilus limits ?
> On Thu, 2002-10-24 at 09:45, Alexander Larsson wrote:
> > On 24 Oct 2002, Michael Meeks wrote:
> >
> > > Hi Gaute,
> > >
> [...snip...]
> >
> > You can limit how much you cache, but that doesn't really affect the
> > situation when you have a huge directory with thumbnailed files. All the
> > pixbufs are active and can't be removed from the cache.
> How about an option added to the performance preferences category of
> nautilus that says "Do not show more than x thumbnails" just like the
> "Do not make thumbnails for files larger than x" option?  That way if
> you *do* have a huge amount of memory you can increase the number of
> thumbnails shown and if you don't have a lot, you can decrease it.

First reaction is to take a look at all the other thumbnail programs and
see how they do it.

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