Gentoo Archives: gentoo-desktop

From: "b.n." <brullonulla@×××××.com>
To: gentoo-desktop@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-desktop] CD player recommendations ??
Date: Thu, 11 Jan 2007 19:16:37
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-desktop] CD player recommendations ?? by Uwe Thiem
Uwe Thiem ha scritto:
> 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.
Ok, that's what *I* did know. Now, who is right? :) m. -- gentoo-desktop@g.o mailing list


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Re: [gentoo-desktop] CD player recommendations ?? "Boyd Stephen Smith Jr." <bss03@××××××××××.net>