[vtkusers] Memory footprint and memory leaks

N Smethurst nick.smethurst at free.fr
Thu Jul 24 05:25:44 EDT 2003

Hi Greg

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Le Jeudi 24 Juillet 2003 00:56, Greg Scott a écrit :
> Hello,
> Are there any serious memory leaks I should know about when using
> vtkRenderer and vtkRenderWindow? What is the typical memory footprint of
> instances of these classes? I ask because for an application I am
> creating and then deleting (using the ::New and ::Delete vtk methods) a
> renderer and render window many times, and I don't want to suffer
> problems when this has occured a certain number of times.
> Similarly, what is the memory footprint of using vtkPanel in Java? I'm
> asking in relation to the option of either using the same vtkPanel and
> altering the actors displayed, or using multiple vtkPanels and switching
> their display. Should I avoid using too many vtkPanels (in my app, no
> more than 6)?
> Any advice would be much appreciated.
> Greg
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