Memory leak (maybe) ?

Andreas Korzinowski andreas.korzinowski at
Fri Feb 23 10:03:43 CET 2007

i think i have the same problem. But i cant locate them clearly
in xfdesktop.
i am programming testtools in java and over night, the programms
running for testing purpose.

i think its a good idea to watch the programms with pmap -d <pid>
for an time of 5 - 7 days.

Best Regards


Colin Leroy schrieb:
> Hi,
> I now have two computers running Xfce 4.4. One has gtk+-2.8 and
> glib-2.12 and has no problem; the other has gtk+-2.10 and glib-2.12,
> and on this one, the memory usage of xfdesktop and xfce4-menu-plugin
> grows quite steadily - 180M RES for xfdesktop yesterday evening after
> approx one week uptime; I restarted it and it went back to 3.9M RES, and
> this morning it's at 18M already.
> So clearly, there's a memory leak somewhere. Could it be in Xfce
> itself, or is it rather this dear
> (which plagues Claws
> Mail too) ?
> (it only appears with gtk+-2.10)...
> Thanks,
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Andreas Korzinowski
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