Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 133681
gnome-vfs2 allocates all memory and thrashes the box to death
Last modified: 2013-04-02 00:20:11 EDT
Due to a bug in libegg
(http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=153759), gnome-vfs2 will
frequently allocate multi-gigabyte chunks of RAM and thrash the box to
I've had the panel, nautilus, and firefox all trigger the problem.
Because of sizeof(void*) verses sizeof(int) issues, I think this will
only trigger on 64-bit architectures (and probably only little-endian
ones, at that).
This was fixed upstream and in our packages, right ray?
Note that upstream was fixed twice
Should be fixed in tomorrow's rawhide.
desktop-file-utils-0.8.tar.gz has it's own unfixed copy of
it was fixed in desktop-file-utils-0.9
The gnome-vfs2 package still embeds desktop-file-utils 0.8, but I
guess that doesn't matter because the gnome-vfs2 package only uses
libmenu.so from desktop-file-utils, and that doesn't use