[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#651277: Bug#651277: xfce4-terminal: Memory leak
igelado at gmail.com
Wed Dec 7 22:26:00 UTC 2011
On Wed, Dec 7, 2011 at 10:29 PM, Isaac Gelado <igelado at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 7, 2011 at 10:26 PM, Yves-Alexis Perez <corsac at debian.org> wrote:
>> 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)
>>> 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)?
> Only the usual applets that come with gnome (network-manager, etc.).
> My graphics driver is nvidia (from debian repositories) 290.10-1
>>> 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.
> Ok. I will run this and get back to you.
Attached two log files:
xfce4-terminal : valgrind xfce4-terminal
xfce4-terminal-leak : valgrind --leak-check=full xfce4-terminal
Hope this helps.
> Isaac Gelado
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