[Gtk-sharp-list] Gtk.Image.Pixbuf memory leak
jassmith at gmail.com
Mon Aug 4 11:08:39 EDT 2008
The following code, which I use purely for demostration, produces a
memory leak of the entire pixbuf that I load into a Gtk.Image.
protected virtual void OnButton1Clicked (object sender, System.EventArgs
Gdk.Pixbuf pixbuf = IconTheme.Default.LoadIcon
(IconTheme.Default.ListIcons (null)[x], 256, 0);
image2.Pixbuf = pixbuf;
image2 is a Gtk.Image. I tied the method to the pushing of a button and
pressed it a lot. After pressing it 20 or 30 times, my memory usage had
gone from 3MB to 20MB.
I use similar code to this inside of GNOME Do. The application works,
but it seems to leak pixbufs. Unfortunately for GNOME Do, this is a LOT
of pixbufs. CellRendererPixbufs seem to have the same issue, but its to
a smaller degree for us since those are tiny pixbufs.
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