Re: [maybe-OT] GNOME/FC3 on 64-bit Athlon 64

On Thu, 2005-01-13 at 12:31 -0500, Manuel Amador wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> Well, it's been a long time since I've posted anything to these lists.
> Excuse me for the cross-posting, please.
> Has anyone noticed the memory usage of GNOME applications under 64-bit
> Athlon 64?  I'm using Fedora Core 3, and I am seeing 260MB VIRT and 70MB
> RSS memory footprints on e.g. Evo and Nautilus.

Compiling for 64bit means doubling the size of all pointers. This is
likely to use a lot more memory. You might want to try running a 32bit
binary of the applications to see if this explains the memory use

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