X Server: abused or buggy?

John Tapsell johnflux at gmail.com
Tue Dec 9 08:08:33 PST 2008

2008/12/9 Alan Cox <alan at lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk>:
>> Why should it be a KDE bug if the X server is leaking memory?  I used to
> The KDE app told X to cache all those pixmaps. X is just doing what it
> was asked to. The alternative would be that it decided to kill off that
> client for being dumb.

There seems to be a little bit of confusion here.  It seems to me that
Oscar is saying that the memory usage of X remains high even after
closing Okular.  Even if Okular told X to cache those pixmaps,
shouldn't they be fully released after Okular quits?


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