Bug#572770: libgstreamer0.10-0: The package has a memory leak of 5mb/h in Usage(playing radio stream)

Sebastian Dröge slomo at circular-chaos.org
Sat Apr 24 17:59:28 UTC 2010

On Sat, 2010-03-06 at 14:30 +0100, Stephan Jauernick wrote:
> Package: libgstreamer0.10-0
> Version: 0.10.19-3
> Severity: important
> X-Debbugs-CC: roaraudio at lists.keep-cool.org
> We use gstreamer to do the handling of audio formats for the
> rpld/roaraudio playlistdemon/soundserver . It runs 24h and usually after
> some h the process it killed because of out of memory. A friend of me
> debugged it and found out that it leaks 5MB RAM per hour. Which is
> pretty unacceptable in out use case.
> Our system is a Fujitsu Siemens S300 800MHZ 128MB RAM.

Do you have any details about
a) the application that is used
b) the type of stream and the used GStreamer elements
c) where exactly the memory gets lost?

Also, is this still happening with the latest versions in
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