[linux-elitists] WindowManagers

Jim Richardson warlock@eskimo.com
Thu Jan 8 11:18:39 PST 2004


On Thu, Jan 08, 2004 at 10:32:10AM -0800, Teh Entar-Nick wrote:
>begin  Jim Richardson  quotation:
>> Shared is nice, but only if something *else* is sharing it, right? 
>
>	Well, if it's only in there to provide support for those other
>things, then it'll just swap out like a good little library and you
>won't see it in RAM again.  Perhaps a little on the wasteful side
>(initial start-up cost), but at least it won't affect your RSS (and
>thus, ongoing performance).
>

Good point, if I ever do this sort of thing again, I will include shared
mem numbers as well. 

-- 
Jim Richardson     http://www.eskimo.com/~warlock
Proud Member, Assassin's Guild Local #932
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