Advice for Red Hat/Fedora

Da Rock rock_on_the_web at
Fri Feb 22 23:55:39 UTC 2008

On Fri, 2008-02-22 at 17:33 -0600, Les Mikesell wrote:
> max wrote:
> >>
> > How much and what kind of impact does running a KDE app in Gnome 
> > actually have?
> You end up loading essentially duplicate libraries into ram for 
> functionality that should be in a shared library, so you take the hit of 
> extra disk space, extra time to load, and extra RAM use for everything 
> that doesn't use a common toolkit.
> -- 
>    Les Mikesell
>      lesmikeell at

I'll pipe up here and note that shouldn't there be a common toolkit
across the board then? Make all apps use them same general toolkit and
one that defines say look and feel?

Then again that may mean that Gnome and Kde lose what they are... Seems
a bit of a conundrum to me.

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