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Re: Release-critical Bugreport for November 26, 1999

On 99-12-01 Fabrice Gautier wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 30, 1999 at 07:51:00PM +0100, Christian Kurz wrote:
> > > > > Package: gnomba (main)
> > > > > Maintainer: Timshel Knoll <timshel@pobox.com>
> > > > >   50399  XFree eat all the memory when i launch gnomba
> > > > 
> > > > Needs to be examined to see what's happening and how to fix.
> > 
> > > Timshel asked for more info and it seems he did not get any replies. I would 
> > > say it is a bug in the windowmanager and/or the x server...
> > 
> > May I then suggest closing this bug report. Or has someone seen this bug
> > too and can debug it?

> No!

> I reported this bug, and it still occurs...

It's bad to here, that the bug is still there.

> In fact i didn't receive the Timshel e-mail because there is an error in
> the From: header in my bugreport (a bug/feature in reportbug i should report
> oneday) 
> But i just scan the bug webpage and saw his mail. 

And what do learn from it? Don't trust the reporting software. ;) But
thanks to you for checking the webpage and sending out more information.

> So i use XF86_SVGA, and this is this server that eats all the memory.
> I don't think it's a window-manager bug because it's appear both with
> sawmill and IceWM, but i tried with twm too and it doesn't eat memory
> but it doesn't scan anything, so it maybe a gnome bug...

Hm, looks like a gnome-bug. Did you use the gnome-version of icewm? If
so, I think, this is a bug in the gnome-program and not xfree86. Could
someone try to examine (strace) the bug, to see what's happening?

> Sorry for the adress problem, this one is correct

Alright, you also noted the wrong email-adress and fixed it now. There
are people who don't notice this and this worse.

* Christian Kurz                          Debian Developer/QA-Team *
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