When I reported this issue on Gimp 1.2, you said it wasn't maintained
any longer and to try version 2.2. I'll see if the upgrade can be done
to version 2.4.
Unfortunately I am not the one that decides which version to install.
There are issues with the dependencies I have been told.
By deleting the images the memory leak is not eliminated. We only can
stop the swap file to inflate itself so fast.
Sven Neumann wrote:
> On Wed, 2008-03-26 at 22:11 -0400, Andrei Simion wrote:
>> I run Gimp 2.2 on a Red Hat machine. The Perl scripts delete the images
>> that are created by using gimp_image_delete. Even so, the swap file is
>> created and it inflates significantly. For instance, after creating 250
>> images its size is of 2.7 MB. If the image is not deleted in the script,
>> then after the same amount of images created the size of the swap file
>> is of 900 MB.
> If I remember correctly, this is a known problem with at least some
> earlier GIMP versions. GIMP 2.2 is not any longer maintained, please try
> GIMP 2.4. If you should still see this problem there, then we would like
> to hear from you again, preferably with a test script that shows the
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