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bug#51763: 27.2; Displaying many images take all memory

From: Lars Ingebrigtsen
Subject: bug#51763: 27.2; Displaying many images take all memory
Date: Fri, 12 Nov 2021 04:30:18 +0100
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Stefan Kangas <stefan@marxist.se> writes:

> Should we perhaps also add a max cache size in addition to the
> `image-cache-eviction-delay'?  I find it easy to get memory usage up to
> several GiB when viewing large images, and all that happens in less than
> five minutes.  (That would be a separate feature request though, as this
> bug is about the memory usage regression introduced in Image-Dired.)

The question is then how to tune it -- if it's mistuned, it may result
in catastrophic thrashing if you're showing a buffer with a gazillion

> Relatedly, image-mode could be smarter, and evict images manually from
> the cache.  Let's say that when flipping through images in a directory,
> we only keep the previous N images (where N is, like, 5 or something).

Yes, that sounds like a good idea.

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