Bug#695757: xserver-xorg-video-radeon: Memory leak in Xorg when using oxygen-gtk as gtk2 theme

Michel Dänzer daenzer at debian.org
Thu Jan 17 00:39:54 PST 2013

On Don, 2013-01-17 at 09:13 +0100, bluebubble wrote: 
> Il 15/01/13 09:16, Michel Dänzer ha scritto:
> > As you can see, the X server hardly leaked any memory on exit. You
> > really need to trigger valgrind to print information about where memory
> > was allocated from while memory usage appears high during runtime.
> >
> ehm I didn't find how to do that. Could you provide me some hint?

As I said, I'd have to research it myself. I vaguely remember one can
send some signal to the valgrind process to trigger it.

> I've tested that bug outside of KDE (fluxbox and openbox to be more 
> specific) and with my netbook (it has an intel video card) and the bug 
> is there too. So this is probably not a radeon related bug (maybe it 
> should be moved in gtk2-engines-oxygen package?).

The evidence does seem to point in that direction.

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