FYI, I can't speak specifically to either root cause or eventual effect/fix, but this entire thread has been routed to the Player team for triage and consideration (as will any subsequent suggestions/comments that follow fhere). Thanks for bringing it to our attention!
-Scott scott fegette adobe systems On 3/13/06, Darren Cook <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > > On Feb 25th 2006 Andreas Rønning wrote: > > This is very serious. The majority of my work is kiosk apps. > > Any more details on this, official Macromedia stance on it? Future > fixes? > > Does anyone have more information on this? For instance what kind of > features or media types or actionscript are causing the leak? > > We have a flash 8 application that has to be able to run for months > without rebooting, but was leaking memory at 31Mb/hour! I realized I > still had a textarea logger running but having removed that it is still > leaking at 5MB/hour. > > We've tried running it as Flash 7, and also tried disabling all flv > movies, but it still seems to leak at the same rate. Does that sound > like something wrong we're doing in the actionscript (e.g. somehow > holding on to references so stopping the garbage collector freeing the > memory?) or like a player bug? > > Is there a way to force the garbage collector to run? (our application > often has the CPU near 100% - I wondered if garbage collection only > happens when the CPU is quiet?) > > Has anyone seen the memory leak go away when switching to zinc or a > similar projector? > > Any advice would be very welcome, > > Darren > > > >> Marcelo Volmaro wrote: > >> Well, unless you used a lot of the new FX, i recommend you going back > >> to the v7 player. The v8 has a lot of errors/memory leaks, mostly of > >> them related to the new bitmap engine. > >> > >> I recently had to change a lot of code that takes advantage of the new > >> system to the old one, because a lot of things breaks badly. > >> > >> On Fri, 24 Feb 2006 15:32:51 -0300, Joe Cutting <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> > >> wrote: > >> > >>> Hello, > >>> I think I've found a memory leak in the Flash player on the PC. > >>> I made a fairly simple animation (no actionscript) and built a > >>> projector and when I run > >>> it in a loop the amount of memory needed continues to rise. (as > >>> measured using Task Manager). > >>> > >>> I'm using Flash Player version 8,0,22,0 on Windows XP professional. > >>> > >>> Has anyone else experienced this, or even better found a cure? > >>> > >>> If there is no cure then this is pretty serious for anyone using > >>> flash in a kiosk type situation. > _______________________________________________ > Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com > To change your subscription options or search the archive: > http://chattyfig.figleaf.com/mailman/listinfo/flashcoders > > Brought to you by Fig Leaf Software > Premier Authorized Adobe Consulting and Training > http://www.figleaf.com > http://training.figleaf.com > -- - Scott Macromedia, Inc. [EMAIL PROTECTED] _______________________________________________ Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com To change your subscription options or search the archive: http://chattyfig.figleaf.com/mailman/listinfo/flashcoders Brought to you by Fig Leaf Software Premier Authorized Adobe Consulting and Training http://www.figleaf.com http://training.figleaf.com