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Bug 83942 - galeon memory leak
Summary: galeon memory leak
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: galeon
Version: 9
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Christopher Blizzard
QA Contact:
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2003-02-10 12:38 UTC by Gene Czarcinski
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:50 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2003-10-27 19:25:14 UTC

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Description Gene Czarcinski 2003-02-10 12:38:24 UTC
Description of problem:
Galeon appears to have a memory leak.

I run three instances of galeon plus ofter have url references in new windows
(yet another instance).  As time elapses (two to three hours) and I do some web
browsing, memory usage (as reported by gnome-system-monitor) goes.  For example,
it is currently 43.1 MB Total and 18.2 MB Shared.  This generally starts as
about 20 to 25 MB Total.

I have tried to use memprof to debug this but because galeon does a fork, the
actual process doing the display is not followed.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
re0204 (galeon - 1.2.7-3 and mozilla - 1.2.1-19.

How reproducible:

Comment 1 Kjartan Maraas 2003-02-17 22:49:39 UTC
Did you try to tell memprof to follow forks?

Comment 2 Gene Czarcinski 2003-10-27 19:25:14 UTC

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