Re: [gtk-list] Re: Gtk-- versus GTK+
- From: Guillaume Laurent <glaurent worldnet fr>
- To: gtk-list redhat com
- Subject: Re: [gtk-list] Re: Gtk-- versus GTK+
- Date: 03 May 1999 08:29:16 +0200
Anders Melchiorsen <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Having to work around the GTK+ C interface, I have somewhat regretted
> that since.
It's not too late to change, the transition should be rather easy.
> How big is the (approximate) cost in terms of speed and memory usage
> of a Gtk-- program vs. the same program using plain (unsafe) GTK+ ?
In terms of speed, I would say 0. There's a one method call (ie a
plain function call, most of the time) per GTK+ function call
overhead, which is not something you can measure in a GUI.
Regarding memory, I don't know. It depends on how many widgets you're
using, and how many different ones you're using...
Taking the 'entry' example, the Gtk-- version has a size of 4496 Kb
(2828 resident), while the GTK+ version is 3144 Kb, 1776 resident.
Taking the 'aspectframe' example, the Gtk-- version is 4456Kb (2648
RSS), the GTK+ is 3132Kb (1660 RSS).
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