Stephen J. Turnbull
stephen at xemacs.org
Thu Jan 31 02:27:45 EST 2008
Jerry James writes:
> I ran the latest Mercurial XEmacs under valgrind for awhile tonight,
> just because I really enjoy using such a slow editor. :-) When I
> exited, the leak check reported some lost blocks; i.e., memory that
> was malloced but not freed. The leaked memory looks to be mostly Lisp
> objects. Does this imply a garbage collector leak? Here are the
> relevant entries.
Well, most of it looks to be in Xft. Why am I not surprised.
Some of the stuff in Xft is supposed to be refcounted, but what you do
and don't have to manage explicitly is nowhere documented.
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