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Month: December 2011

Re: [trinity-devel] Unexpected kreadconfig/kwriteconfig messages

From: Bruce Dubbs <bruce.dubbs@...>
Date: Tue, 20 Dec 2011 11:54:58 -0600
Calvin Morrison wrote:
> On 20 December 2011 12:21, Bruce Dubbs <bruce.dubbs@...> wrote:

>> Trolltech did the separation in Qt4.  Their major libraries are libQtCore,
>> libQtGui,, and  The other libraries
>> essentially add on additional functionality.
>> The same sort of thing could be done with Qt3, but I question the value.
>>  If someone is building a new application, they would probably just build
>> it with Qt4.

> some applications would load faster and/or use less memory because they
> aren't linking a giant so file and instead fewer smaller ones that they
> actually need

LOL.  The libraries you refer to are already in memory.  They don't have 
to be loaded again.  That's what a shared library does.  Even if they 
weren't in memory, the system would have to be instrumented to measure 
the change.  It would be imperceptible to the user.

   -- Bruce