Re: [dev] [st] Larger HISTSIZE consumes huge memory

From: Ivan Tham <>
Date: Thu, 22 Jun 2017 15:05:52 +0800

I find urxvtd and find it very useful when using a bunch or terminals
since it uses far less memory than st when there are 6 terminals opened.

Just run `urxvtd -q -o -f` on startup and after that just run urxvtc and
subsequent terminal startup.

On Wed, Jun 21, 2017 at 11:00:22PM +0600, Techno Implant wrote:
>urxvt's daemon mode does not give many benefits. It groups terminals
>together , so less memory consumption. And It's supposed to be faster,
>this part I'm not sure though.
>On 21 June 2017 at 21:19, hiro <> wrote:
>> i tried urxvt's daemon mode. it doesn't offer any benefit. i'm also a
>> bit ashamed now that i wasted that time trying, could have known, by
>> principle instead of experience.

Do what you like, like what you do.  -- Pickfire
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