[PD] pix_image & memory use

B. Bogart ben at ekran.org
Tue Sep 8 22:56:10 CEST 2009

Hey Enrique,

In cases like this I use the "open" and "save" messages to pix_buffer.

You can be sure that the images get replaced, and you can arrange your
images in RAM how you want them.

In this case you don't use pix_image at all, but pix_buffer_read to show
the buffer.


enrique franco wrote:
> Hello,
> I have a problem loading images into the pix_image object. It seems that
> anytime I load a picture it fills the RAM memory, even if I load the
> same image every time (I just need one image at a time). Is there a way
> to empty the memory when I change the image? There is a point when the
> memory is full and PD shuts down.
> I´m attaching the patch.
> Any ideas?
> Cheers,
> -- 
> Enrique Franco
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