[Lazarus] startlazarus and memory consumption

Michael Van Canneyt michael at freepascal.org
Tue Jul 14 12:52:39 CEST 2009

On Tue, 14 Jul 2009, Henry Vermaak wrote:

> 2009/7/14 Graeme Geldenhuys <graemeg at opensoft.homeip.net>:
>> Henry Vermaak wrote:
>>> My startlazarus uses 10M physical memory, while lazarus uses 27M (RES
>>> column in `top`).
>> What widgetset did you compile with? I used GTK2. I guess I can experiment
>> with other widgetsets for the startlazarus project, or is startlazarus a
>> pure console application? (I never checked)
> I'm using gtk2, too.  I also agree that the overall memory usage is
> quite small considering that iceweasel is eating 150M.

Delphi 7 uses the same amount when designing (150 Mb), and add 50 Mb for each 
time you run an app in the debugger.


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