[Scummvm-devel] memory footprint issues

J.Brown (Ender) ender at scummvm.org
Fri Mar 7 10:13:06 CET 2003

Actually, I'd say this is likely one of the main causes of 'spontanious
quittage' that people have reported playing The Dig and ComI.

We really need to do some intense profiling on ScummVM, I've been saying
that for a while :)

 - Ender

   http://www.scummvm.org/   | "Amen! Attempts to eradicate humour from
   http://www.quakesrc.org/  |  our distribution should be ignored with
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On 7 Mar 2003, Marcus Comstedt wrote:

> Date: 07 Mar 2003 15:50:22 +0100
> From: Marcus Comstedt <marcus at mc.pp.se>
> To: Max Horn <max at quendi.de>
> Cc: "J.Brown (Ender)" <ender at scummvm.org>,
>      scummvm-devel at lists.sourceforge.net
> Subject: Re: [Scummvm-devel] memory footprint issues
> Max Horn <max at quendi.de> writes:
> > In any case - that buffer should have been temporary - but it wasn't,
> > it was never freed. So each time a bundle sound plays (e.g. an actor
> > talks in The Dig / COMI), we leaked 1MB ! I fixed that in CVS.
> Great!  The game now seems to be playable on the Dreamcast.
> It's rather amazing that such a humongous leak went unnoticed on the
> other platforms...  :-)
>   // Marcus

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