Re: top tells me X is using 80 Mb!
On Mon, Nov 27, 2000 at 03:02:53PM -0200, Jeronimo Pellegrini wrote:
> > I've noticed the same situation here. Either X 4 is really
> > memory hungry (and this makes Linux swap a lot) or there are
> > some very bad memory leaks that should be audited.
> Guess what? After quitting gnapster (gtk), X went back to its 30
> So... Maybe this is a gtk problem (that only a few applications
Hmm, I saw a big memory leak with Sawfish a while back that also showed
up under X. I ditched Sawfish and went back to IceWm and the problem
went away. I don't think this is a "gtk" bug, but rather some other
general programming errors, but the memory happens to show up as
allocated by X.
Eric G. Miller <firstname.lastname@example.org>