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Where Has All the Memory Gone

Gentoo and Xine dev (and part-time "Amarok Helper") Diego wrote an interesting blog about memory usage. Or, at least interesting to folks like me who somewhat regret never having had a operating systems class. He discovered that any Xine client (which includes Dragon Player or any KDE4 app that makes a sound) wastes 1.7mb of RAM thanks to libvorbisenc.

Using his cowstats script, I profiled Dragon Player:

Dragon Player 2.0 beta1 released

As promised, Dragon Player 2.0 beta1 has been released.

Bug reports and feedback appreciated. Especially on the volume slider, I'm not sure I like having the extra toolbar button.

There's a few more items on the TODO list (mainly double checking stuff works) and then a 2.0 final release can be made.


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