[Development] Assistant WebKit/WebEngine support

Christian Kandeler Christian.Kandeler at qt.io
Thu Jun 27 10:44:45 CEST 2019


On Thu, 27 Jun 2019 08:47:07 +0300
Alberto Mardegan <mardy at users.sourceforge.net> wrote:

> On 27/06/19 04:47, Lars Knoll wrote:
> > 
> > Yes, Webengine uses some memory. But is that really a problem on developer machines?
> 
> Yes. The more RAM you use for surfing documentation, the less RAM you
> have for building. I have 16 GB of RAM, and sometimes I have to close
> Chromium away (yes, I know, my fault, I should use a more lightweight
> browser!). Doing the same with QtCreator (which I only use for browsing
> documentation, not for actual development) would be quite troublesome.

Speaking of more light-weight applications: You probably should be using assistant instead.


Christian


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