On Mon, Mar 25, 2013 at 03:53:06AM +0100, Sebastian Ramacher wrote: > On 2013-03-24 07:28:03, Marwan Tanager wrote: > > While browsing the bug tracker for related issues, I found the one at > > http://bugs.pwmt.org/issue95 which points out the 0.0.8.5 version as not > > suffering from this problem. I built it and experimented. The result was > > that > > the total amount of memory consumed by scrolling through the length of the > > 1300-pages document was comparable to the one with this patch. So, there > > must > > be something messy happening with cairo_surface_destroy when it's get > > called > > from the timeout function while scrolling. Maybe it's non-reentrant and > > some > > mess happens when it's called concurrently from both the timeout function > > and > > the render thread. But if that's the case, then why doesn't it free the > > memory > > after the first time, even when there is no scrolling? Also, I tried to > > experiment with mutexes around the cairo_surface_destroy calls on the > > render > > thread and zathura_page_widget_update_surface but nothing surprising has > > happened. > > I played a bit with the code tonight. What puzzles me is that it works > for the first time but not for any subsequent purge operations. As far > as I can tell, the ref counters of the surface are 1 and thus > cairo_surface_destroy should free the image. cairo_surface_destroy is > definitely called, but I really don't know why nothing happens .
I've done exactly the same test and made sure the ref count is always 1 before the call. That's exactly what drove me nuts! Marwan _______________________________________________ zathura mailing list email@example.com http://lists.pwmt.org/mailman/listinfo/zathura