[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#376177: Bug#376177: xfdesktop4: Found in 4.4.1-2

Mathias Brodala info at noctus.net
Tue Jun 12 21:53:04 UTC 2007

Hi Alexander.

Alexander Toresson, 07.06.2007 16:58:
> On 6/7/07, Mathias Brodala <info at noctus.net> wrote:
>> Hi Simon.
>> Simon Huggins, 07.06.2007 15:41:
>>> On Thu, Jun 07, 2007 at 08:27:21AM -0500, Michael Ekstrand wrote:
>>>> I've encountered what looks to be this same bug in 4.4.1-2.  Run for a
>>>> while, and both xfdesktop and xfce4-menu-plugin take inordinate and
>>>> growing amounts of memory (exact count unknown).
>>> How are you measuring this?
>> I for myself look at htop from time to time and see a lot of memory and swap
>> used. ATM, RAM: 763MB and SWP: 416MB. If I kill xfdesktop, the usage goes down
>> to RAM: 544MB and SWP: 322MB. After starting it again it is at RAM: 548MB and
>> SWP: 317MB. These numbers differ a lot more if I keep xfdesktop running for a
>> few days.
> Try measuring RES with top instead.

Actually htop provides this column too. Now after some days the usage has
increased to 134MB. I remember xfdesktop having only ~20MB right after starting
it again.

Regards, Mathias


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