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Re: emacs-X11 memory leak?




On 3/7/2019 9:53 AM, Rockefeller, Harry wrote:
> CYGWIN_NT-6.1 HARRYR-PC 3.0.1(0.338/5/3) 2019-02-20 10:19 x86_64 Cygwin
> GNU Emacs 26.1 (build 1, x86_64-unknown-cygwin, GTK+ Version 3.22.28) of 2018-05-28
> 
> I got egg on my face with my last post to Cygwin.  So, no, I'm not claiming
> there is a memory leak, but rather how to test what's going on.
> 
> I don't know if this is relevant.  I got this error when I started emacs with -Q option:
> ** (emacs:2017): WARNING **: Error retrieving accessibility bus address: org.freedesktop.DBus.Error.Spawn.ChildExited: Process org.a11y.Bus exited with status 1
> 
> After opening one directory with C-x d the emacs-X11.exe memory (private working set) was 28,000K as reported by Windows Task Manager.
> This continues to grow.  After 15 minutes it is now about 44,000K.
> 
> This started happening about the time I upgraded to Cygwin 3.0.x.

See http://www.cygwin.org/ml/cygwin/2019-03/msg00122.html, and try the latest 
cygwin snapshot.

Ken