On Wednesday 14 March 2007 17:01, William Skaggs wrote: > It might help if I explain a little more about how GIMP handles > memory. GIMP does not rely on the operating system for swapping. > When you start GIMP, it creates a file, of fixed size which you > designate in the Preferences, to serve as a swap area. You also > tell GIMP, in the Preferences, how much RAM it is allowed to use. > If GIMP needs more memory, it moves some of its data from RAM > into the swap file.
Strange... I have 1GB of RAM, and 1GB of swap. My tile cache is set to 512MB, and undo history to 256MB. I recently tried to edit a big pano. After one color correction, The RAM get full, and the system swap too! Then, all stopped working. According to your explanation, it should not do that. Do I missed something? -- Frédéric http://www.gbiloba.org
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