Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 1299222
Memory leak in inkscape with matplotlib svg file
Last modified: 2016-12-20 12:57:29 EST
Created attachment 1115607 [details]
Sample file producing memory leak
Description of problem:
Memory leak occurs in inkscape when using svg files with a high stroke-miterlimit parameter (for example, generated by matplotlib >=1.5.1). It seems it is caused by a bug in inkscape renderer (see additional info for more details)
I attached some samples :
-sample_miterlimit100000_memoryleak.svg is the original file with miterlimit of 100000. The memory leak occurs on opening, and fills my 8GB ram in few seconds.
-sample_miterlimit10_nomemoryleak.svg is the same file I edited and set every value of miterlimit to 10. No memory leak occurs (inkscape RAM usage stays under 300MB no matter what I do)
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
inkscape 0.91 rev13725 15.fc23 x86_64
Steps to Reproduce:
1.Open sample file sample_miterlimit100000_memoryleak.svg
2.Zoom in zoom out
It was referenced and confirmed on inkscape rev13725 on inkscape bug tracker.
It was apparently fixed in rev13966
Current inkscape package on f23 and rawhide is rev13725, and is afflicted with said bug.
Updating to a recent revision should fix this.
Created attachment 1115608 [details]
Sample file with lower miterlimit (no memory leak in that case)
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