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bug #23280: freetype-2.3.5 seems to be eating memory

Submitted by:  None
Submitted on:  Sat 17 May 2008 05:45:46 PM UTC  
Severity: 3 - NormalItem Group: None
Status: InvalidPrivacy: Public
Assigned to: Werner LEMBERG <wl>Open/Closed: Closed
Planned Release: None

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Thu 22 May 2008 10:04:24 AM UTC, comment #3:


this was indeed a xine-lib bug. See


if you're interested.


Maximilian Schwerin <mschwerin>
Tue 20 May 2008 04:56:45 PM UTC, comment #2:


oxine does not use freetype directly but through xine-lib only.

I'll file a bug at their bugtracker.


Maximilian Schwerin <mschwerin>
Sun 18 May 2008 07:44:49 PM UTC, comment #1:

Thanks for the log file, but the data doesn't help to identify the problem.

I think it's not FreeType but oxine which has a bug -- does it call FT_Done_Library properly?


Werner LEMBERG <wl>
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Sat 17 May 2008 05:45:46 PM UTC, original submission:


I think I've found a memory leak in freetype again. For infos please see the attached valgrind log file.

Cheers, Maximilian Schwerin



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file #15674:  oxine-vallog added by None (3kB - application/octet-stream)


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    Sat 17 May 2008 05:45:47 PM UTCNoneAttached File-=>Added oxine-vallog, #15674

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