xfce4-terminal memory footprint

Olivier Fourdan fourdan at xfce.org
Tue Oct 5 19:48:48 CEST 2004


I guess it has to do with the use of libvte and other associated libs:

ldd /usr/bin/xfce4-terminal | wc -l

Another param that has a direct impact on the memory footprint of the
terminal is the number of saved lines in buffer.


On Tue, 2004-10-05 at 18:12 +0200, Nikolas Arend wrote:
> Hi,
> the new xfce4-terminal seems to have a significantly higher memory 
> footprint than an ordinary xterm (about 3 times, although top entries 
> can be misleading). If that indeed is so, what are the reasons? The 
> advanced configurability?

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