[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#651277: Bug#651277: xfce4-terminal: Memory leak

Yves-Alexis Perez corsac at debian.org
Wed Dec 7 21:26:59 UTC 2011

On mer., 2011-12-07 at 22:25 +0100, Isaac Gelado wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 7, 2011 at 10:20 PM, Yves-Alexis Perez <corsac at debian.org> wrote:
> > On mer., 2011-12-07 at 22:08 +0100, Isaac Gelado wrote:
> >> Hi,
> >>  what traces do you need? How can I get them?
> >>
> > Well, first, how you determined it was using 4G memory. Then what
> > exactly did you do at that time, what is your config, etc. Then use
> > valgrind
> > (http://wiki.xfce.org/howto/panel_plugin_debug#debug_with_valgrind_full_example might help)
> Hi,
>  I determined that it was using ~4GB of memory using top; I have munin
> running on my system, and the physical memory usage for applications
> was constantly increasing. After killing xfce-terminal, the memory
> usage dropped.
>  I was running xfce4-terminal on gnome-shell (3.0.2-8).

Ok. Nothing else running? What drivers (graphics)?

>  To get valid
> valgrind traces, I have to install the debug version of
> xfce4-terminal, don't I? Let me know if this is the case, so I can run
> valgrind on the correct binary.

I think it might help, yes.

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