Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 222954
svg pixbuf loader memory leak
Last modified: 2009-01-09 02:03:16 EST
Description of problem:
The SVG pixbuf loader that comes with librsvg2 can leak memory.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Run the attached program under valgrind --leak-check=full
There is a definitely-lost memory leak reported with the same number of blocks
as the number of iterations:
==10231== 4800 bytes in 100 blocks are definitely lost in loss record 5 of 17
==10231== at 0x4A04BA2: calloc (vg_replace_malloc.c:279)
==10231== by 0x3954233D21: g_malloc0 (gmem.c:150)
==10231== by 0x4D27025: gdk_pixbuf__svg_image_begin_load (io-svg.c:68)
==10231== by 0x3956A091A3: gdk_pixbuf_loader_load_module
==10231== by 0x3956A098C0: gdk_pixbuf_loader_new_with_type
==10231== by 0x4007DC: main (pixbuf-svg-loader-leak.c:13)
No such leak report.
The leaked memory seems to be the context. The !context->handle code path in
gdk_pixbuf__svg_image_stop_load() does not free the context. I admit closing
the loader before the first write is not a typical use, see also bug 222951, I'm
not sure if it applies here.
Created attachment 145761 [details]
test program C source
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