Bug 86485 - Gnome terminal opened on a vnc server screen has enormous memory leaks
Summary: Gnome terminal opened on a vnc server screen has enormous memory leaks
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 76219
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: gnome-terminal
Version: 8.0
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Havoc Pennington
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Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2003-03-24 03:27 UTC by Richard Kinder
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:38 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-02-21 18:52:17 UTC

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Description Richard Kinder 2003-03-24 03:27:34 UTC
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Description of problem:
Start a vnc server on, say, :5

Open a vncviewer on a windows system (I'm using 3.3.6 on Win 2k)

Log into the vnc server

Open a gnome terminal

Open an xterm and run 'top' in it

Do an 'ls -laR' on the gnome terminal

Watch the memory usage of the terminal rise quite dramatically.

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Actual Results:  gnome terminal process eats up memory until the OOM killer
steps in and destroys it.

Expected Results:  Memory usage hovers around 10 meg

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Comment 1 Havoc Pennington 2003-03-24 03:34:24 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 76219 ***

Comment 2 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-02-21 18:52:17 UTC
Changed to 'CLOSED' state since 'RESOLVED' has been deprecated.

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