Re: GUADEC Hacking

On Mon, 2005-04-11 at 18:21 +0100, Jamie McCracken wrote:
> The culprit is pretty obviously GConf which is why I'm glad DConf is 
> considering having a DB backend to address this. The short term fixes 
> which Havoc has already suggested (moving the schema crap sideways and 
> possibly mmap'ing some things) should cut some of that down but only a 
> properly indexed database will give you both speed and memory efficiency 
> (mmap'ing stuff is obviously wasteful memory wise).

mmapping normally saves memory, since you can share the map between all
apps, and only actually needed pages are in ram. The only thing wasted
by a big mmap cache is address space, which is cheap.


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