[fpc-devel] Memory consumed by strings

Graeme Geldenhuys graemeg.lists at gmail.com
Sun Nov 23 09:26:35 CET 2008

On Sun, Nov 23, 2008 at 10:19 AM, Mattias Gaertner
<nc-gaertnma at netcologne.de> wrote:
> On Sat, 22 Nov 2008 23:05:43 +0200
> For example the lazarus IDE typically holds 50 to 200mb sources in
> memory. If this would be changed to unicodestring (2 byte per char) then
> the IDE would need 50 to 200mb more memory.

Ah, and that would probably explain why Martin decided not to
pre-parse units in MSEide - for things like code complection etc...
MSEide's memory usage would balloon greatly, compared to Lazarus.

  - Graeme -

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