How to disable/limit pixmap cache in X

Daniel Stone daniel at
Wed Sep 19 16:18:25 PDT 2007

On Wed, Sep 19, 2007 at 08:50:20PM +0100, Glynn Clements wrote:
> It appears that Jim is willing to sacrifice the client for the sake of
> the whole. In that regard, the server should probably be making a bit
> more effort to better handle out-of-memory situations. Unfortunately,
> that's easier said than done, as it can't reliably tell how much
> "headroom" it's going to need.

On systems with overcommit (i.e., all of them), there's no way to tell.
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