[Lazarus] startlazarus and memory consumption

Marco van de Voort marcov at stack.nl
Wed Jul 15 11:39:35 CEST 2009

On Tue, Jul 14, 2009 at 08:54:35PM +0200, Graeme Geldenhuys wrote:
> Vincent Snijders wrote:
> > 
> > It is to show the splash screen as soon as possible, not to wait until 
> > yet another executable is loaded.
> Well then we are talking about milliseconds really. A splash screen is
> normally show just after the Application.Initialize call. Surely a few
> milliseconds shouldn't make a difference - in return for getting the
> startlazarus a bit "lighter" in memory usage department.

A splash screen mostly _IS_ for the odd cases, rather for the case where it
all goes fine. E.g. when an unstripped lazarus bin is on a network share it can take

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