[svlug] Photo sorting software
Joe.Buck at synopsys.COM
Wed Sep 6 17:29:06 PDT 2006
On Wed, Sep 06, 2006 at 05:14:09PM -0700, Bill Kendrick wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 06, 2006 at 05:05:29PM -0700, Karen Shaeffer wrote:
> > So, you are running an application (F-Spot) on a host system (presumably)
> > running linux. And your data (the photos) exceeds the physical ram
> > available on the host platform -- so the kernel starts paging.
> I think the point is: when you say 'import all 2000 images' (something
> I would assume an app like F-Spot is designed specifically for), that it
> would NOT load all of them into RAM at once. ;^)
To be clear: F-spot is designed to build a database of your images, so
you can search for them later by date or keyword (from comments that you
add, or information in the EXIF data, or the like).
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