Does GIMP clear undo memory associated with images that have been closed (without closing GIMP)? Thanks for the great answers, everyone. I'm learning a lot about GIMP memory management here!
-C On Wed, Feb 6, 2019 at 9:14 AM Ofnuts <ofn...@gmx.com> wrote: > On 2/5/19 5:35 PM, jEsuSdA 8) wrote: > > El 2/2/19 a las 9:58, Ofnuts escribió: > >> The fact that the memory isn't marked free doesn't mean it is > >> unusable. Tried in Gimp 2.10 on Ubuntu: > >> > >> - load 5 20MPx Jpegs: memory is 1.35GB > >> > >> - close all: memory still at 1.35GB > >> > >> - load them again: memory is 1.4GB > >> > >> - close all: memory still at 1.4GB > >> > >> - load them again: memory is 1.4GB > >> > >> - close all: memory still at 1.4GB > >> > >> So the memory seems reused... > > > > I was thinking about your tests and the values seems to be a bit > > strange: I mean, I you load 5 images and Gimp takes 1.35GB Memory, why > > when you close all the images gimp still taking 1.35GB instead of less > > than? > > > > In the same way, if you load again the same images, why Gimp consumes > > more memory and its memory consumption rises from 1.35 to 1.40... and, > > again, when the images are closed the memory does not get back to a > > lower value. > > > > I think this values can corroborate my theory about Gimp lack of > > memory release I suffer and which is absolutely needed when working in > > professional environments. > > > > Why Gimp does not free the memory? > > Any idea? > > > If memory was truly leaked, I would have seen 1.35, 2.7, 4.05... Since > there is no significant memory increase, we can assume that this memory > is reused. For the rest, see Øyvind's answer. > > _______________________________________________ > gimp-developer-list mailing list > List address: email@example.com > List membership: > https://mail.gnome.org/mailman/listinfo/gimp-developer-list > List archives: https://mail.gnome.org/archives/gimp-developer-list > _______________________________________________ gimp-developer-list mailing list List address: firstname.lastname@example.org List membership: https://mail.gnome.org/mailman/listinfo/gimp-developer-list List archives: https://mail.gnome.org/archives/gimp-developer-list