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FS#54908 - [openal] Memory Leak

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by Composite Bowman (compositebowman) - Saturday, 22 July 2017, 20:24 GMT
Last edited by Jan Alexander Steffens (heftig) - Sunday, 23 July 2017, 10:41 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Upstream Bugs
Status Closed
Assigned To Jan Alexander Steffens (heftig)
Architecture All
Severity High
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 0
Private No

Details

Description:
OpenAL 1.18 currently breaks a number of programs:
https://github.com/zevv/bucklespring/issues/50
https://github.com/qTox/qTox/issues/4486

A memory leak will very quickly use all system memory and trigger the OOM Killer.

This is fixed in this commit which should be included in 1.18.1:
https://github.com/kcat/openal-soft/commit/d4f3490a880f779f460332689a396ade69840f50

In the meantime I recommend updating to this commit to make these and other packages usable again.
This task depends upon

Closed by  Jan Alexander Steffens (heftig)
Sunday, 23 July 2017, 10:41 GMT
Reason for closing:  Fixed
Additional comments about closing:  1.18.0-2

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