Description of problem:
Digikam uses an unreasonable amount of memory
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
2.edit a few photos
Digikam is not freeing used memory. All the work is very slow.
A few lines from top
top - 13:14:10 up 2:44, 4 users, load average: 2.95, 1.67, 1.19
Tasks: 201 total, 1 running, 200 sleeping, 0 stopped, 0 zombie
Cpu(s): 47.4%us, 19.2%sy, 0.0%ni, 16.7%id, 16.7%wa, 0.0%hi, 0.0%si, 0.0%st
Mem: 1539908k total, 1427624k used, 112284k free, 5604k buffers
Swap: 2096440k total, 1168808k used, 927632k free, 163856k cached
PID USER PR NI VIRT RES SHR S %CPU %MEM TIME+ COMMAND
5706 zippy 20 0 2654m 517m 17m S 33.0 34.4 4:39.99 digikam
1921 root 20 0 512m 148m 33m S 19.0 9.9 14:40.56 Xorg
I opened digikam,
26679 rdieter1 20 0 2077m 170m 51m S 23.6 5.2 0:03.83 digikam
edited a few pictures, using sharpen, red-eye,
26481 rdieter1 20 0 2332m 270m 52m S 0.3 8.3 0:11.08 digikam
grew a little, but not exactly conclusive evidence of any leaks yet.
I uninstalled debuginfo packages and tried again. The app is a bit quicker but still hogs up the memory.
3253 zippy 20 0 1839m 262m 45m S 2.0 17.5 0:09.91 digikam
edited about 20 photos in 12Mpx. Crop and curves mostly.
3253 zippy 20 0 2475m 764m 16m S 1.1 50.9 5:25.90 digikam
My system is x86_64.
Mind posting your findings upstream to bugs.kde.org ? or even to it's mailing list,
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