Re: [gtk-list] Re: drawing area size

On Wed, 27 Jan 1999, Roland Bock wrote:
> > 
> > > I am not sure what amount of data you need per pixel, I guess it is 4
> > > Bytes at least. Then you have 5000*5000*4Bytes=100MB.
> > >
> > 
> > You are absolutely right -- I just switched to 8bpp and it works :)
> No. Owen was right. It must have been a backing pixmap or something like
> that.

Frankly speaking, after reading you letter I catched that problem was with
creating pixmap 'cos not my program but X allocates up to 80% of memory.

Alexander Kotelnikov
Saint-Petersburg, Russia

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