[PD] GEM memory usage

IOhannes m zmoelnig zmoelnig at iem.kug.ac.at
Tue Apr 16 13:06:38 CEST 2002

Ben Bogart - FMPM/F1999 wrote:
> I'm still using .86 but I did find the same behavior with pix_movie under 
> windows. everytime you switch the movie via "open" it seems to gobble up 
> more memory. my guess is that the table that maps the frames to memory 
> locations is taking up the space? I've resotred to stringing all my video 
> into long big avis and jumping around in them. Works very well, last one 
> was 1.8GB. 
> anyone else have any ideas as to why the memory keeps increasing when you 
> reload the same movie (or different movies) into a pix_movie?

oops !
i have found a really bad memory-leak in my sources !
it is fixed now (but not yet online) - wait 24h....

anyhow: there is still a (small) memory-leak (the one thyt appears with 
[pix_film]). this is windows only and i do think (or: hope) that it is 
really a windows-bug. the used memory increases for 400k (or 40k?) each 
time, an AVI is opened.

does anyone know another application that opens A LOT (1000s) of avi's ?


> Thanks
> Ben
> On Mon, 15 Apr 2002, Andre Schmidt wrote:

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