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Re: Using the ImageMagick backend seems to leak memory

From: joakim
Subject: Re: Using the ImageMagick backend seems to leak memory
Date: Thu, 06 Jan 2011 10:02:24 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Tassilo Horn <address@hidden> writes:

> Hi all,
> I just noticed that my emacs uses up more than a gigabyte memory.  It is
> because of doc-view with ImageMagick backend.
> After starting my emacs, it needs ~50 MB.  Firing up doc-view on a PDF
> and showing page one increases to ~80 MB.  Switching to other pages
> increases about 30 MB every time.  Switching to already seen pages
> doesn't increase the memory requirements.  (I convert the docs with
> doc-view-resolution set to 200, so 30 MB a page might be possible.)
> Killing the buffer doesn't free the memory again, neither do
> (clear-image-cache) or (garbage-collect).  So how do I reclaim that
> memory?

Do you get the same result with (setq imagemagick-render-type 1) ?

> Bye,
> Tassilo

Joakim Verona

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