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Re: GDM, GNOME and RAM issue

From: sirgazil
Subject: Re: GDM, GNOME and RAM issue
Date: Thu, 19 Mar 2020 08:55:09 -0500
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Hi, Catonano :)

 ---- On Wed, 18 Mar 2020 12:10:33 -0500 Catonano <address@hidden> wrote ----

 > I remember that the Gnome people fixed a memory leak some months ago 
 > It had to do with a glitch in the layout of pointers to instances in the 
 > Gnome object system that made it difficult for the garbage collector to 
 > reach exhausted references
 > Now I don't remember when this was and what version of Gnome was involved, 
 > I'm being a bit vague, I know
 > But if the version of Gnome in Guix is not recent, there's a good chance 
 > that you're running into that bug.

There is at least two leak reports upstream against more recent versions of 
GNOME Shell (Guix has 3.32.2) that look similar to the one I reported:

I'm trying to reproduce the issue in a virtual machine.

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