KDE 3.5.0 seems much chubbier than 3.4.2

Daniel O'Connor doconnor at gsoft.com.au
Tue Jan 31 19:55:21 PST 2006

On Tuesday 31 January 2006 18:04, Daniel O'Connor wrote:
> > Yes, I'd expect the memory usage to decrease if you build with
> > NO_MALLOC_EXTRAS, since redzone overhead is 32 bytes per object.  Do
> > you see any evidence of unbounded X memory usage though?
> Hmm, not sure it was unbounded, but it was certainly consuming a lot of
> extra memory. Note that with the debugging off top shows it as..
> 19876 root         1 100    0   315M   136M select  18:16 13.67% Xorg

Things still seem to be using more memory than I would expect.. Certainly my 
laptop is swapping more than I expect :(

Is there a simple way to revert to the old malloc? Just back out malloc.c?
I'd go back to KDE 3.4.2 but that is a lot more complex :)

Daniel O'Connor software and network engineer
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