[Lazarus] startlazarus and memory consumption

Michael Van Canneyt michael at freepascal.org
Tue Jul 14 11:18:23 CEST 2009

On Tue, 14 Jul 2009, Graeme Geldenhuys wrote:

> Hi,
> I was looking at my system processes and noticed that 'startlazarus' is 
> consuming 26.7MB virtual memory & 14.5MB physical memory. Now I'm not 100% 
> sure what the difference is between virtual and physical memory, but either 
> way, it is a lot of memory considering that startlazarus doesn't really do 
> anything serious, other than launch the lazarus binary.
> Do other users also see a similar memory usage? If so, why is it such a lot 
> for a rather trivial application?

Did you strip the debug info ?


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