[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#734526: Bug#734526: lightdm-gtk-greeter: leaking memory

Zlatko Calusic zcalusic at bitsync.net
Wed Jan 8 00:19:07 UTC 2014

On 08.01.2014 01:07, Zlatko Calusic wrote:
> On 07.01.2014 23:52, Zlatko Calusic wrote:
>> I replaced `start-stop-daemon --start --quiet --pidfile
>> /var/run/lightdm.pid --name lightdm --exec $DAEMON -b|| echo -n "
>> already running"' in /etc/init.d/lightdm with `valgrind --leak-check=yes
>> $DAEMON', fired up screen and run `/etc/init.d/lightdm start >out 2>err'
>> in it. Will send you the files in about an hour, after I ctrl-C it.
>> I hope that's what you need? Never run valgrind before. :P
> Log attached. Though, I'm not sure this will be helpful. This is
> valgrind log of lightdm daemon, but it's not daemon that is leaking, but
> gtk-greeter! I don't know how to run valgrind on gtk-greeter, which is
> started internally by lightdm. Please instruct.

Actually, I know! I replaced lightdm-gtk-greeter binary with a shell 
script wrapper which will invoke real binary under valgrind. Another hour...


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