Re: [Gimp-developer] 2GB limit on Resource Consumption: Tile cache size

On Mon, 2012-09-17 at 14:23 -0400, Elle Stone wrote:
> While making changes to "Edit/Preferences/Environment, Resource
> Consumption: Tile cache size", I noticed a warning when I tried to
> increase the cache size to 2 gigabytes, or 2048 megabytes (terminal
> output, Gimp 2.9, started from the command line)

I take it that this is a 32-bit computer and  32-bit build of GIMP?

If so, yes, 2G is likely the limit. On many 32-bit Linux systems there's
also a 3G process size limit.

On 64-bit systems you can set the tile cache size larger, at least on
Linux systems.


Liam Quin - XML Activity Lead, W3C,
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