memory usage continues to increase after zooming

Bug #570410 reported by SteVe Cook on 2010-04-26
This bug affects 3 people
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epdfview (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Binary package hint: epdfview

After zooming in/out the memory usage increases and continues to increase when ever you zoom in/out.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 10.04
Package: epdfview 0.1.7-2
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.32-21.32-generic
Uname: Linux 2.6.32-21-generic i686
Architecture: i386
Date: Mon Apr 26 21:48:38 2010
InstallationMedia: Lubuntu 10.04 "Lucid Lynx" - Alpha 2 i386 (20100123)
SourcePackage: epdfview

SteVe Cook (yorvyk) wrote :
Julien Lavergne (gilir) wrote :

Thanks for your bug report.

Similar bug reported upstream :

cousteau (cousteaulecommandant) wrote :

Was about to report it. It begins at about 20 MB RAM, but the RAM usage grows up to 300 MB or so. This can slow down your system a lot if you only have about 256-512 MB RAM. It seems that zooming in increases the RAM usage proportionally, but zooming out doesn't decrease it, and zooming it again will increase it again, even if you zoom in to the same level as before.

The trac bug isn't the same, but it might have the same cause.

This problem still exists in Natty and Oneiric, if you use Ctrl + scrollwheel for scrolling you can bring the memory usage to extremely high values quickly.

Changed in epdfview (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Changed in epdfview:
status: Unknown → New
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