Subject: Re: Is gcc slow? Or is our gcc slow?
To: Michael L. VanLoon -- HeadCandy.com <michaelv@HeadCandy.com>
From: Curt Sampson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 04/10/1996 14:58:49
On Tue, 9 Apr 1996, Michael L. VanLoon -- HeadCandy.com wrote:
> >If you want to eat RAM, just start Netscape. If you point it at
> >the game of life or some similar form with a lot of boxes, etc. on
> >it, you can swell Netscape to 8MB or so and X to over 10 MB.
> Ah... what bit depth are you running X at? I'm still stuck at 8-bit
> color on this particular machine. Going 24-bit color would be likely
> to make a detrimental impact on memory use.
Nope, I'm 8 bit as well. As I said, it seems to be complex forms that
really blow things up. Try the game of life on a 100x100 or larger grid
and see what happens.
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