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Can CDT load previously opened files on demand on startup? [message #853368] Mon, 23 April 2012 01:00 Go to next message
W Li is currently offline W LiFriend
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Registered: February 2011
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This really annoys me. I usually end up with quite a few files(say 100) open after working for a while, then I close eclipse and restart. Now Eclipse hangs forever on startup because of not enough memory. I have already allocated 1.5G mem to it. My suspect is that Eclipse/CDT is trying to load all the previously opened files on startup, because this problem is not seen when I only have like 50 files opened.

This is really annoying. Is there anyway to have Eclipse/CDT only load the files that is currently focused in the editor panel and load the rest of files in the dropdown list on demand?

Btw, I have only one project open in the workspace, and "refresh workspace on startup" is already turned off.

[Updated on: Mon, 23 April 2012 01:03]

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Re: Can CDT load previously opened files on demand on startup? [message #855456 is a reply to message #853368] Tue, 24 April 2012 21:02 Go to previous message
Yevgeny Shifrin is currently offline Yevgeny ShifrinFriend
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I have lots of opened files and I never saw such problem. It should not happen (I am not sure it is related to memory allocation). Could you please follow this link: and open a bug for behavior you are observing.

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