Amarok using 150MB+ of ram?

Ian Monroe ian at
Mon Sep 11 03:16:04 UTC 2006

On 9/10/06, nikosapi <nikosapi at> wrote:
> I normally leave Amarok open for days on end because it gets my podcasts and
> if I want to listen to music I just press my play shortcut. It just works so
> damn well. But I've noticed especially in the newer releases that after
> closing Amarok it'll free up more than 150MB of ram (using htop to view
> memory usage). Normally it'll consume a good 30MB - 40MB but slowly (after
> 2 - 3 days) it creeps up past 150 and my system starts to become slower.
> Could this be a memory leak or is this to be expected?

No, thats not to be expected. :)

I just fixed a memory leak that would've added on with every podcast
fetched or attempted to be fetched. There might be more memleaks out
there though.

Ian Monroe

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