Stability and Memory Pressure in 8.2
dsd at laptop.org
Tue Sep 9 13:10:57 EDT 2008
On Tue, 2008-09-09 at 00:10 -0400, Michael Stone wrote:
> - whether we can get Browse to behave intelligently when it receives
> BadAlloc errors from X?
I have no doubt that Browse/xulrunner has room for improvement with
memory usage but this is not where you should be looking. These BadAlloc
messages are true errors generated when the application requests pixmaps
outside of the coordinate range accepted by X (this is well
This is a real bug in the code, not a memory pressure issue. Such
requests should never be generated, and the application crashing is
probably the behaviour we want.
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