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From: Uwe Thiem <uwix@...>
Subject: Re: CD player recommendations ??
Date: Thu, 11 Jan 2007 11:24:03 +0200
On 11 January 2007 10:38, JT Justman wrote:
> b.n. wrote:
> > I wasn't aware of this, I must confess. Is there any way to prevent it,
> > so that when you close the app, it cleans the libs from memory? On my
> > main desktop is not a problem, but it would be nice to know just in case.
>
> Not sure how the cleanup works, but these things will just get paged off
> to swap if you aren't using them. I wouldn't worry about it unless swap
> is at a premium.

The original poster must be kidding, and you are guessing, right?

As soon as a library isn't used by any application any more, the memory it 
occupies is freed. Of course, it might still be cached - but that doesn't 
hurt at all.

Uwe

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