Description of problem:
memory leak? after disconnecting output device in pulseaudio manager while playing
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
everytime gstreamer client is disconnected from paman while playing
Steps to Reproduce:
1. start playing
2. disconnect "gstreamer client" in paman, the PulseAudio manager
exaile loses response and continues to take a lot of memory. Sooner of later it
will take up all of the memory and swap. Still be able to switch to a terminal
and kill exaile process, though the computer is so slow to do that.
stop playing and prompt sound device not available, or try to connect the pipe
pulse-audio version 0.9.5
Can you please check if this still happens with latest version of exaile,
exaile-0.2.10-1.fc8, paman-0.9.3-2.fc6, pulseaudio-0.9.6-2.fc8
Well, I tried three times. The first time it no longer eats memory. The exaile
UI lost response, playback stopped as well. The second and the third time the
system memory usage keeps increasing, I can see from "top" that the memory is
mainly taken by python.
Can you please re-check if this bug is still present on F-8 with
exaile-0.2.11.1-1.fc8 . I'm inclined this is rather a problem with gstreamer
rather than exaile.
PS: I've tried to reproduce the bug myself, but I can't as I cannot find the
'paman' package in the fedora rawhide repo. Has the name changed? or do you know
the equivalent package in Fedora that provide its function.
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