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Date:      Thu, 20 Apr 1995 13:15:45 +0300
From:      Kai Vorma <vode@snakemail.hut.fi>
To:        raoul@cssc-syd.tansu.com.au (Raoul Golan)
Cc:        freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.org
Subject:   XV 3.01 port under FreeBSD 2.0
Message-ID:  <199504201015.NAA05556@lk-hp-14.hut.fi>
In-Reply-To: <199504200128.LAA19679@kiwi.cssc-syd.tansu.com.au>
References:  <199504200128.LAA19679@kiwi.cssc-syd.tansu.com.au>

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Raoul Golan writes:

 > Has anyone noticed that the FreeBSD port of XV 3.01 consumes
 > an inordinate amount of memory?  I have 8M Ram, 20M swap, and
 > after loading about 10 large pictures or so, I run out of swap 
 > space.

Link XV against gnu-malloc (-lgnumalloc). BSD malloc allocates awful
lot of memory in some cases and causes XV to grow until it hits
datasize limit.

..vode





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