[Lazarus] startlazarus and memory consumption

Henry Vermaak henry.vermaak at gmail.com
Tue Jul 14 11:42:26 CEST 2009

2009/7/14 Graeme Geldenhuys <graemeg at opensoft.homeip.net>:
> Vincent Snijders wrote:
>> On windows 32 bits, Mem Usage is 8 MB, VM Size is 5300 KB.
> This raises another question though. Why is it that under Linux is uses more
> than double the memory than under Windows?  And yet it is the exact same
> source code.

My startlazarus uses 10M physical memory, while lazarus uses 27M (RES
column in `top`).  8M on windows and 10M on linux isn't that far off.
It's still a lot, though.


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