[Pkg-xfce-devel] xfdesktop4 mem leak - still
On Sat, May 24, 2008 at 03:47:41 +0100, Lothar wrote:
> i just installed the 4.4.2-7 version of xfdesktop4 - i understand that
> you are aware of the mem leak, which seems to be somewhat
> difficult to find - at least that's what the #xfce channel on freenode
> opiniates about the leak, saying that it seems to be debian specific.
> well, 4.4.2-7 still leaks. sorry, didn't look at the source yet - but i
> reckon, if the leak is difficult to find, it may be because of not
> knowing how to trigger it. well, that part is easy and very predictable:
> configure to show a backdrop image (wallpaper), then just reload it
> frequently, by executing xfdesktop4. each execution soups up another
Do you mean xfdesktop -reload? That's how I can trigger at least one
leak here. Another leak seems to occur sometimes when I use hotplug
storage devices (USB, Firewire) and/or optical disks (CDs, DVDs). I
have thunar-volman and its automount enabled. Both xfdesktop and the
menu panel plugin leak in this case.