xfdesktop eating up the memory
tromer at hot.ee
Tue Oct 26 06:00:40 CEST 2004
I forgot to mention that after 10 minutes of running it, "top" showed it using
16% of memory and ~2 hours later it was 42%.
On Tuesday 26 October 2004 06:57, Toomas Römer wrote:
> I left xfdesktop running with valgrind for ~2hours. The command was
> "valgrind --log-file=/home/toomasr/valgrindLOG --leak-check=yes -v
> xfdesktop" and the resulting log file is
> I hope this helps.
> On Monday 25 October 2004 22:02, Brian J. Tarricone wrote:
> > On 10/25/04 20:55, Toomas R?mer wrote:
> > > > can you describe your behavior/actions that lead up to the memory
> > > > usage increasing? loading different backdrops? regenerating the
> > > > menu often? opening up the window list? any information you can give
> > > > will be helpful in tracking down the problem.
> > >
> > > Most of the time i was hitting ctrl-f1 and alt-tab, a lot. I was
> > > running and testing different programs, thats it.
> > neither of these things have anything to do with xfdesktop.
> > > I tried to find out whats the window list, but windowlist.c in
> > > xfdesktop didn't make sense to me(i haven't used gdk before).
> > the window list is what you get when you middle-click on the desktop.
> > > I usually notice the memory thing when i click the right button on the
> > > desktop and it takes 30seconds to load the menu.
> > then it sounds menu-related. i'll give it a look when i get home, as i
> > haven't run xfdesktop through valgrind in a while. there hasn't been
> > much that's changed with the menu for quite a while, so it's not
> > immediately apparent to me what could be wrong.
> > -brian
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