Re: gtk+ and gtk-engines slow

Is it possible to use the Boehm-Demers-Weiser garbage collector in Gnome?
What about Gnome Apps -- are there any issues with Gtk or Glib that you
know of?

Sean C. Rhea

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On Sat, 23 Jan 1999, Miguel de Icaza wrote:

> > they have buckleys of runing gnome wihtotu hitting swap - gnome eats up
> > over 16mb before goign anywhere on a machine. 32mb is barely usable -
> > and this is not imlib's fault. 64Mb is the minimum id' recommend for
> > gnome so living in a dreamworld where oyu think gnome wil run ok on
> > 486's wiht 16mb ram wont happen.
> This is no longer the case.  During the past weeks Elliot and I have
> sat down and profiled the memory usage of GNOME to make it acceptable
> under low end machines.
> I will continue profiling and fixing memory leaks in GNOME.
> Miguel.
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