Webrtcbin: Huge increasing memory leak while using appsink instead of autovideosink

Neil Young foreverneilyoung at googlemail.com
Mon Jul 8 10:44:13 UTC 2019

Both information came from another developer in my team sitting 1000 km apart from me, dealing with this and investigation on the leak. Apologies.

You are innocent :)

> Am 08.07.2019 um 12:41 schrieb Sebastian Dröge <sebastian at centricular.com>:
> On Mon, 2019-07-08 at 12:19 +0200, Neil Young wrote:
>> @Neil: Sorry, I got the information from another developer, that your
>> hint fixes the leak. So it seems, that the other information I got
>> ("the leak is also present, if there is no handling of the samples at
>> all") was wrong.
> Where did you get that information? Not in the GitLab issue in any
> case.
> If you use an appsink and never pull any samples from it then all the
> samples will accumulate in the appsink until you run out of memory. See
> the documentation of appsink.
> -- 
> Sebastian Dröge, Centricular Ltd · https://www.centricular.com
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