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Re: MUAs (ps u | grep emacs show and tell)

On Wed, Nov 04, 1998 at 07:08:35PM -0600, john@dhh.gt.org wrote:
> Zed Pobre writes:
> > Must be machine dependent.
> > moebius:~> ps u |grep emacs
> > zed        560  5.6  3.5  6176  4588  p1 S    15:43   0:01 emacs -geometry 99x55
> > Looks like about 6 megs here.
> Depends on what you are doing.  A freshly started emacs20 under X is 
> about 6.  I've got one using about 8 (editing a perl program) 
> and one using about 18 (gnus, reading my excessive amount of mail).

One of the nice things about mutt, as opposed to at least pine, is
that it doesn't seem to store the whole message in memory, only the
header.  Means I can leave mutt open and it only takes up a few megs.

davidw   21922  0.0  9.2  7196  5920  ?  S   Nov  2   2:39 emacs -r 

This is a big one in X with lots of files open on lots of computers
(I'll consider vim when it has ange-ftp).  I've had it open for the
last week or so...

David Welton                          http://www.efn.org/~davidw 

	Debian GNU/Linux - www.debian.org

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