Reducing the memory overhead of the mime system

Matthias Clasen mclasen at
Mon Mar 28 23:35:19 EEST 2005

On Mon, 2005-03-28 at 15:31 -0500, Jody Goldberg wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 28, 2005 at 03:11:48PM -0500, Matthias Clasen wrote:
> > To make things worse, xdgmime is used by source code
> > sharing, thus gtk+ and gnome-vfs have their own copies.
> I've been hoping to use some of it too in libgoffice.
> Any chance of making it public down in glib ?

In the past, Owen had objections against it, but maybe he can be
convinced to accept the mmap-based version, since that avoids all the
text file parsing, and brings it down to ~500 lines.

Owen is away till next week, though.


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