Re: why is pango_font_description_set_* functions leaking

On Tue, 2006-05-02 at 06:03 -0700, nerdy wrote:
> Hello all,
> I found that the functions pango_font_description_set_family and
> pango_font_description_set_size are leaking memory. I am using pango
> version 1.4.0.
> fontdesc =  pango_font_description_new();
> pango_font_description_set_family(fontdesc,"courier");
> pango_font_description_set_size(fontdesc,size*PANGO_SCALE);
> pango_font_description_free (fontdesc);
> When i ran the program (pasted below) and saw the memory usage profile
> from top command, i see that a the program allocates a lot of memory
> continuously. When i commented out the statements that i suspect are
> leaky, i dont see any contiuous memory allocation. Is this behaviour
> typical of pango or am i missing something. Please clarify my doubt.

You are continually drawing at bigger and Bigger and BIGGER font
sizes... don't you expect this to allocate more and More and MORE

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