Re: Look at what the panel does now before discussing what it should do!!

Michael Robinson wrote:
> A third solution is this:  mmap a "private swap" file, and store the
> icon/menu data there.  That way, if you want to save RAM, you can unmap
> the file, and when you want to reload the data, you don't have to reparse,
> reformat, re-anything; the VM just pages it back in.

How is this any different from just letting the stuff get swapped out by
the VM when memory is low? Either way you are reading from disk and your
way defeats putting swap on faster parts of disk, striping several swap
partitions, etc.


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