[Evolution] Bug#462664: evolution-data-server: e-d-s eats my memory

Roland Mas lolando at debian.org
Mon Mar 3 14:10:27 UTC 2008

Roland Mas, 2008-01-26 18:11:47 +0100 :

> There seems to be a rather important memory leak in e-d-s.  After
> habing it running for a few days, here's what top(1) reports:
> 28781 roland 20 0 670m 235m 4288 S 0.0 23.3 0:39.73 evolution-data-server

I did some more measuring with ps.  Both the VSZ and the RSS columns
grow by about 17 MB per hour, even when I don't touch the calendar
applet or run Evolution.  That's fairly large.

  On the other hand, it seems the leak is located in the code that
handles CalDAV.  If I disable my CalDAV calendars (I have two) and
restart e-d-s, then e-d-s seems to no longer grow.

  There's a bug in the upstream Bugzilla:
http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=510949 is about a memory
leak in e-d-s too.  I'm not sure it's the same leak, but it contains a

Roland Mas

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