Splash Screen closing

Ken Norris pixelbird at interisland.net
Thu Dec 25 12:26:58 CST 2003


Merry Christmas Erik,

> Date: Wed, 24 Dec 2003 17:23:39 -0800 (PST)
> From: erik hansen <erikhans08 at yahoo.com>
> Subject: Re: Splash Screen closing

>> it should be noted that if you try to
>> make a standalone it will fail if you delete
>> the mainStack. The mainStack
>> will contain the engine, without which it won't
>> run.
> 
> i was thinking of a splash stack that did NOT
> contain the engine, that would appear then
> evoporate with no more allocation of memory.
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Are you going to build distribution? No problem...

Others please correct me if I'm wrong:

At build time the substacks essentially become separate files which require
the engine to open. That means they are on disk, and loading them into RAM
is when they require memory. So if you _close_ your splash, it should no
longer require any RAM.

So, unless the splash is so huge it causes a problem with disk space (hard
to imagine), there really is no problem.

HTH,
Ken N.



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