Bug 200439

Summary: Konqueror is "leaking" a lot of memory (high memory consumption when using Konq for a long time)
Product: [Applications] konqueror Reporter: Artem S. Tashkinov <aros>
Component: generalAssignee: Konqueror Developers <konq-bugs>
Status: RESOLVED INTENTIONAL    
Severity: normal    
Priority: NOR    
Version: 4.2.4   
Target Milestone: ---   
Platform: Fedora RPMs   
OS: Linux   
Latest Commit: Version Fixed In:

Description Artem S. Tashkinov 2009-07-16 14:16:52 UTC
Version:            (using KDE 4.2.4)
OS:                Linux
Installed from:    Fedora RPMs

Description of problem: Konqueror doesn't return all memory to the OS after closing all tabs.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable): 4.2.4.

How reproducible: always.

Steps to Reproduce:
1) Open > 20 heavy pages in Konqueror (JS, HTML, Web 2.0, flash isn't important)
2) Close all tabs but a new empty one
3) Observe Konqueror memory usage
  
Actual results:
  PID USER      PR  NI  VIRT  RES  SHR S %CPU %MEM    TIME+  COMMAND
15868 birdie    20   0  388m 181m  30m S  0.7  9.6  19:19.23 konqueror

Expected results:
  PID USER      PR  NI  VIRT  RES  SHR S %CPU %MEM    TIME+  COMMAND
19061 birdie    20   0  147m  75m  23m S  0.0  4.0   0:02.51 konqueror
(new instance)

Probably this bug is related to bug 176974.
Comment 1 Artem S. Tashkinov 2009-08-05 15:26:29 UTC
It's a glibc/libstc++ bug.