[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#376372: Bug#376372: xfce4 leaks memory like crazy

Tino Keitel tino.keitel+xfce at tikei.de
Mon Nov 5 10:58:51 UTC 2007

On Fri, Nov 02, 2007 at 13:28:32 +0100, Yves-Alexis Perez wrote:
> severity #376372 important
> merge #376372 #376177
> thanks
> On Sun, Jul 02, 2006 at 11:36:45AM +0000, Florian Paul Schmidt wrote:
> > i just had the unpleasant experience of the OOM killer kicking in
> > and killing apps at random. A look at htop output provided me with
> > the information that xfdesktop had three processes at more than
> > 250megs resident each.
> Yes, xfdesktop leaking memory is a known problem, not really fixed. I
> wonder why this bugs isn't yet merged with #376177 so I'm doing this
> know.

Just for the records: I also tried to help upstream to solve this nasty
bug[1]. Progress is somewhat slow, and the last conclusion that I'm
aware of is that this bug is hidden in the menu code. This also
explaines why I also had similar memory leak problems with the menu
panel plugin.


[1] http://bugzilla.xfce.org/show_bug.cgi?id=2427

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