Bug#298379: lprng: memory leak back
On Monday 18 July 2005 17:28, Craig Small wrote:
> tags 298379 upstream
> tags 298379 moreinfo
> On Sun, Mar 06, 2005 at 09:17:56PM -0700, Gordon Haverland
> > Today I was printing some SVG stuff from Inkscape, and lprng
> > started chewing up memory again. Not quite as fast as the
> > last time, but after a couple of hours things were getting
> > quite sluggish again.
> > Do you have a plan for finding out where this memory is
> > leaking? I'm going to need to print those SVG files again in
> > the near future, so I can set things up with lprng quite
> > easily.
> We can try to find the leak. Are you certain that the leak is
> within lprng and not the filters used by lprng? Generally most
> problems like this are caused by filters, but of course lprng
> is not immune to bugs!
> Unfortunately tracking down memory leaks is non-trivial for
> most programs. Do you have any debugging done on the program
> or it is a blank slate at the moment?
Might as well close this one. Many things have been upgraded
since then, and I've printed quite a few things (not SVG though)
which haven't triggered problems like memory leaks.