Memory leak (maybe) ?

Erik Harrison erikharrison at
Fri Feb 23 15:18:50 CET 2007

On 2/23/07, Colin Leroy <colin at> wrote:
> 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) ?

I'm willing to bet it's this bug, as I saw similar behavior when I
upgraded to Gtk+ 2.10, and went away with a downgrade

> (it only appears with gtk+-2.10)...
> Thanks,
> --
> Colin
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