On Sat, Aug 14, 1999 at 07:43:09PM -0500, Jeramy B Smith wrote:
> My recommendation would be to use an older Netscape 4.0x. I've seen some
> horrendous memory leaks occur with 4.5-4.6. 4.61 might have them sealed, I
> use it to make some simple changes to my web sites but I haven't had a
> chance to watch it empirically.
Nope, they all leak like a sieve. In my experience shutting off Java
bloat to Netscape itself, but to the running X process.
Using the stand-alone navigator instead of Communicator helps somewhat.
I usually just kill netsccape at least once a week. Consider maybe iCad.
Oh, if there is a 4.61 Linux/PPC rpm available, remember you can still
install it with alien.
Michael G Schwern email@example.com