bugGnash - The GNU Flash player - Bugs: bug #25702, Memory use keeps increasing


bug #25702: Memory use keeps increasing

Submitted by:  Sandro Santilli <strk>
Submitted on:  Wed Feb 25 13:26:04 2009  
Votes:  50  
Category: coreSeverity: 4 - Important
Release: masterStatus: Fixed
Privacy: PublicAssigned to: None
Open/Closed: Closed

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Tue Jul 2 22:00:25 2013, comment #8:

The movie is no longer available at the original location, but can still be found here, assuming it is the same:


On my system, Gnash does not exhibit memory usage growth with this movie anymore, though rendering seems to take a fair amount of CPU time. So I'm optimistically closing this as fixed.

Bastiaan Jacques <bjacques>
Project Member
Mon Feb 21 16:58:57 2011, comment #7:

I believe it is an infinite recursion caused by MovieClip.filter properties not being as expected. That's not something we can really avoid except by implementing it more. Still a bug in trunk though.

Benjamin Wolsey <bwy>
Project Member
Tue Jul 13 14:59:29 2010, comment #6:

Bug #28009 is well understood and has to do with temporary objects. This one seems to be not completely figured yet, and what was figured seems to have to do with timeline control.

Sandro Santilli <strk>
Project Member
Tue Jul 13 14:54:54 2010, comment #5:

Hi there,

Any news on this issue?
Is there any chance that #28009 might be a duplicate of this bug?

Mind Booster Noori <mindbooster>
Tue Jul 13 14:54:38 2010, comment #4:

Hi there,

Any news on this issue?
Is there any chance that #28009 might be a duplicate of this bug?

Mind Booster Noori <mindbooster>
Tue Jan 26 10:42:51 2010, comment #3:

No wait, Gnash loops through the first frame for ever when it shouldn't. The growing memory use probably goes away once the intro disappears.

It's an AVM1 movie despite being SWF10.

Benjamin Wolsey <bwy>
Project Member
Tue Jan 26 10:40:37 2010, comment #2:

The memory growth seems attributable to the creation of new MovieClip instances.

I suspect that's expected, but that the old instances should be removed.

Benjamin Wolsey <bwy>
Project Member
Thu Feb 26 18:39:42 2009, comment #1:

On exit, I get the following assertion with trunk: as_environment.cpp:1075: void gnash::as_environment::markReachableResources() const: Assertion `_stack.empty()' failed.

I confirm the memory growth.

Bastiaan Jacques <bjacques>
Project Member
Wed Feb 25 13:26:04 2009, original submission:


It's an SWF10, but plays some (the intro screen).
Problem for this bug report is that memory use keeps growing.
Check GC stats.

Sandro Santilli <strk>
Project Member


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