[plt-scheme] mred, bitmaps, and X memory usage/leak

From: Matthew Flatt (mflatt at cs.utah.edu)
Date: Mon Dec 15 18:18:07 EST 2008

At Mon, 15 Dec 2008 14:12:32 -0500 (EST), Dimitris Vyzovitis wrote:
> On Mon, 15 Dec 2008, Matthew Flatt wrote:
> > I'm not able to reproduce the problem so far. I've tried running the
> > program under x86_64 Linux and the X11 build for Mac OS X (as well as
> > normal Mac OS X).
> >
> > Can you think of anything special about your configuration? Or can you
> > reproduce the problem yourself on multiple machines (which would
> > suggest that I'm just not running it right)?
> There wasn't anything special for running it, just let it run for a while.
> X memory starts going way off after about 500 steps in the example code 
> (palette switches to green).

I wasn't looking closely enough at my configuration, and it turns out
that neither machine's build had Cairo enabled.

The bug was related to releasing Cairo contexts for drawing in smoothed
mode, and it's now fixed in SVN.


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