X Server: abused or buggy?

George Ross gdmr at inf.ed.ac.uk
Tue Dec 9 08:14:28 PST 2008

> There seems to be a little bit of confusion here.  It seems to me that
> Oscar is saying that the memory usage of X remains high even after
> closing Okular.  Even if Okular told X to cache those pixmaps,
> shouldn't they be fully released after Okular quits?

What does his memory allocator do when asked to free() space?
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