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How to measure peak memory usage

Posted Today at 07:46 AM by BenCollver

In the past, my method to measure peak memory usage was to boot a system, wait for it to become idle, run "free", run the program in question, then run "free" again. The difference is the memory usage. This method accounts for multi-process programs such as the LAMP stack, but it doesn't work as well for ephemeral command line utilities.

Today I ran across an easier way: Run the command line utility with /usr/bin/time -v. Example:

bash-4.2$ /usr/bin/time
Rogue Class
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An Alternate Glade Build.

Posted Yesterday at 01:03 PM by rainbowsally

An Alternate Glade Build. Yes, this actually pertains to the parser, but nevermind that for now.

Need to build glade with -g3 flags? The Computer Mad Science Team does, and so today's marvelous adventure starts here. [Only needs 'make' and the original glade sources d/load to do it.]

  • An alternate build system generated with Computer Mad Science tools.

Our attempt to use the standard ./configure-make sources to get glade to compile with debug flags...
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About how useful an Android-x86 system can be for the average computer user

Posted 04-24-2015 at 08:56 AM by exton (Exton's Blog)
Updated 04-24-2015 at 09:02 AM by exton (More info)

This morning I discovered (once again) how useful an Android-x86 system can be. As a matter of fact it can do everything the average computer user needs to do! I.e. you can browse the Internet with different browsers (for example Google Chrome), easily check your mail with the app Gmail or other apps, watch YouTube movies with the YouTube app, handle Facebook with the Facebook app, edit your photos with PicsArt Photo Studio and manage all kinds of documents with QuickOffice...
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The C/C++ Parser Generator (v. 2.x)-- Example 3 (MC2 .DEF Parser Farser

Posted 04-23-2015 at 03:56 PM by rainbowsally
Updated 04-24-2015 at 05:55 AM by rainbowsally

[fixed bad link to parser stuff Apr 24, 2015 -rs]

What a bother it is to continually upload Makefiles. Let's let Son Of MC2 do it for us.

Today's Features:
  • A makefile creator to compile and link all files in your SRC directory.
  • Stringing together of C and boolean parser elements (see main())
  • Working with strings, reading values by name from files, and stuff like that.

The BIG download, the low level parser files, are packed up and base64-ed here.
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Popular again

Posted 04-23-2015 at 03:40 PM by exton (Exton's Blog)

ExTiX 15.2 is now on place 10 on the “popularity” list on (Page hit ranking for the last 7 days among 100 distros).
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