How to disable/limit pixmap cache in X
jim at winonacotter.org
Wed Sep 19 08:39:56 PDT 2007
> Maybe you could write a shim library (inserted between the app and Xlib
> with LD_PRELOAD) that intercepted pixmap create/destroy calls and kept
> an approximate count of memory usage. When some memory threshold is
> hit, exit.
I doubt I could :-) But I'll post your suggestion on one of the LTSP devel lists and
see if anyone there thinks this might be plausible.
> Of course, it would rely on clients actually using the shim. But maybe
> you can control that in your environment.
> Something like this could probably be implemented on the server side as
> an extension, but don't quote me on that.
Thanks for the suggestion.
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