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by ericem
Fri Dec 19, 2008 2:03 am
Forum: LaunchBar General
Topic: memory use
Replies: 36
Views: 23376

Yes, it is. I just said to heck with it and got rid of two external drives I was indexing out of LB's index and I'm going to see whether I miss them or not. I suspect I won't. The index now is sitting at 50096 items and the memory usage is 70 to 100 MB. More importantly, it's quick and snappy again....
by ericem
Wed Dec 17, 2008 12:57 am
Forum: LaunchBar General
Topic: memory use
Replies: 36
Views: 23376

Index Size

I did that, but it didn't seem to reduce it by much. I should note however, that I didn't have too many items in there. I have it set to hold 20 items which is all clear now. It dropped from 288 to 284 MB. I wrote that LB was using 162 MB earlier, but I guess it must have climbed. Yes, I forgot to m...
by ericem
Tue Dec 16, 2008 10:39 pm
Forum: LaunchBar General
Topic: memory use
Replies: 36
Views: 23376

Thanks a lot for all the help. I went ahead and did more of a drastic cut in what I was indexing and that did make a big difference. It's sitting at 162 MB of memory now. I'm fine with that. I think the idea that LaunchBar will give back memory when the system needs it makes sense, but I never saw i...
by ericem
Mon Dec 15, 2008 4:48 am
Forum: LaunchBar General
Topic: memory use
Replies: 36
Views: 23376

Using Lots Of Memory

It's probably just me and my index, but LaunchBar 5 beta 1 is currently using over 400MB or real memory on my Mac Pro. At one time it was using over 700 MB before restarting it. I just trimmed down a bunch of my indexes, but I can't do much more since I rely on it so much. Now, LB 4 didn't come clos...