On Thu, 4 Aug 2005, nadir wrote:
>> yeah, mem leak somewhere, I find X gives me mem leaks sometimes.
1. the x server maps the video ram on your card,
subtract that from the total server ram usage.
2. x clients can and very much do 'upload' pixmaps
to the x server and have it cache them. leaks are
nearly always in the clients.
3. glibc does not free ram from the heap when the
app does, it very well could be that X /did/ free
lots of ram.
4. please bloody well TRIM your replies! some of us
use constrained devices at times, be polite.
1-3 are the anwers i got when i asked Jim Gettys why
X seems to leak ram. 4 is something newbies need to
learn (and sadly something which at least one person
on this list who should know better simply refuses
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