[xmonad] Prompt: Keys not working

Andrea Rossato mailing_list at istitutocolli.org
Fri Nov 30 12:31:57 EST 2007

On Fri, Nov 30, 2007 at 07:46:41AM -0500, David Roundy wrote:
> (Obviously) sounds like a memory leak.  Presumably we're allocating X
> resources and never freeing them.  But since they're unused, they get
> swapped out.  I suppose this means carefully auditing all X calls.  I wish
> we had *slightly* higher-level X calls that did GC for us (i.e. had
> finalizers to destroy objects when they're no longer in use).  It'd be
> slightly problematic, since finalizers aren't guaranteed to be called at
> exit, so we might leak something when we restart, but that seems like a
> small danger relative to that of leaking while we run.

I just want to make it clear that I suffer from this problem well
*before* switching to xmonad, so I don't think this is related to

allbery_b once suggested it could be firefox, which is well know for
allocating tons of pixmaps without freeing them...


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