[fpc-devel] Memory consumed by strings

Jonas Maebe jonas.maebe at elis.ugent.be
Sun Nov 23 11:50:07 CET 2008

On 23 Nov 2008, at 11:29, listmember wrote:

>> It is not hard to tell that an app that works with text files (such  
>> as Lazarus) will consume 4 times more memory per file loaded.
> But, how much memory does, say, Lazarus --itself-- consume  
> specifically for string storage when run for the first time?

 From Matias' original answer: "For example the lazarus IDE typically  
holds 50 to 200mb sources in memory."

I.e., at least 4 times 50 to 200mb.


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