Re: checking for memory leaks in gtk

I looked at memory usage using 'top' and 'free' while running the application and found that memory kept on increasing without decreasing when i destroyed a window and finally application was terminated by MVL. Meanwhile 'valgrind'  is not supported on arm-linux platform so i am not able to get more details. I'll try to run it on a x86 linux PC with valgrind.

On Thu, May 8, 2008 at 6:52 PM, Paul Davis <paul linuxaudiosystems com> wrote:

On Wed, 2008-05-07 at 19:53 +0530, Harinandan S wrote:
> Hi All,
> I have observed memory leak in GTK+ too. I have multiple windows
> created when some buttons are pressed and destroyed later. I observed
> that when i destroy a window memory allocated to it during its
> creation is not freed and memory consumed accumulates and application
> is killed by OS after a few window create and destroy cycles.
> I am using GTK+ 2.12.2 with MontaVista linux on TI DM6446 platform.
> Does anyone know why gtk_widget_destroy  is not freeing memory?

You don't know that. In fact, from the first paragraph of what you
wrote, its not clear to me that you understand the relationship between
memory allocated by an application using malloc(3) and the operating
system. How are you concluding that memory allocated for a given object
is not freed?

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