Memory leak in xfdesktop?

Mike Massonnet mmassonnet at
Fri May 12 20:03:53 CEST 2006

Fri, 12 May 2006 19:11:00 +0200 - Mtc <mtc at> wrote :

> Hello,


> I have noticed a few hours ago that xfdesktop ( is taking
> about 300 MB of memory, I have restarted it and after the restart the
> memory usage according to ps was VSZ:25380 RSS:10216, after 2 hours
> of running it was 38328 and 23380. For the next hour I had only psi,
> orage and amarok (playing) sitting in the system tray and terminal in
> which i was checking the memory usage was the only open window. Each
> time I checked the memory usage kept growing, right now it is 49272
> and 34156.

% ps -ocomm,start,vsz,rss -Cxfdesktop
xfdesktop         May 11  44996 19376

As you can see I'm running it since yesterday (it's a very fresh svn
recompilation) and I don't have this problem. I'm not using desktop
icons anyway. Could you have a look at your memory without the desktop
icons? It's just a guess.

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