xfce-mcs-manage memory leak?

Benedikt Meurer benedikt.meurer at unix-ag.uni-siegen.de
Mon May 24 14:58:30 CEST 2004

Miro Hodak wrote:
> Guys, I have noticed that xfce-mcs-manage uses a lot of memory when
> browsing svg desktop background images. I have eight svg images (Lila
> theme) and generating preview for each one of those increases
> xfce-mcs-manage memory use from essentially zero to 25% on my system with
> 512Mb memory. If I cycle over background images several times,
> xfce-mcs-manage will use almost 100% memory and my system becomes sluggish
> due to swapping. The only way to free memory is to kill the process or
> exit xfce itself. Previewing background images in other formats does not
> does not lead to this problem.
> This is with xfce 4.0.5 on Gentoo.
> Can anybody else reproduce this?

If I remember correctly, the memory leak was within librsvg2. I was told that 
most of the leaks were fixed in the upcoming version. Anybody with more info 
on this?


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