[GEM-dev] pix_video again

chris clepper cgc at humboldtblvd.com
Thu May 11 14:59:03 CEST 2006

I think you mean pix_film or pix_movie.  What OS and GEM version?

On 5/11/06, Erich Berger <eb at randomseed.org> wrote:
> hi,
> i have some question regarding memory management and pix_video.
> a friend of mine is using it for playing in some certain order about 70
> small clips for an installation. she had it test running the whole night
> and reported that is was becoming extremly slow when she had a look at it
> in the morning. i had no possibility to check the stuff but i guess that
> it is because the memory got full by constantly loading the clips.
> now the questions:
> when pix_video is loading another clip, is it freeing the memory which
> took the clip played before or does it stay in the memory ?
> when the same clip is played again after playing another one is it loaded
> again into the memory or is the one already loaded before used again ?
> is there a method to clear the memory taken over by all this loaded
> films without restarting pd ?
> best
> erich
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