[MPlayer-users] MPlayer memory leak

Jan Knutar jknutar at nic.fi
Tue Sep 6 21:59:49 CEST 2005

On Tuesday 06 September 2005 22:46, Dominik 'Rathann' Mierzejewski wrote:
> Someone reported that -fixed-vo option leaks memory recently, but it
> hasn't been verified yet. Try dropping it from your command and see if it
> helps.

Unfortunately -loop seems to leak memory too, atleast with http:// streams.

Try this little thingy, and you'll see memory usage grow pretty quickly:

mplayer -loop 0 http://memleak

The rapid looping due to the URL being invalid speeds up the leaking :-)

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