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Bug 413619 - Large animated GIFs eats all RAM
Large animated GIFs eats all RAM
Status: RESOLVED DUPLICATE of bug 344731
Product: gdk-pixbuf
Classification: Platform
Component: general
git master
Other Linux
: Normal normal
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Assigned To: gtk-bugs
Depends on:
Reported: 2007-03-01 21:01 UTC by Sven Arvidsson
Modified: 2010-07-10 04:07 UTC
See Also:
GNOME target: ---
GNOME version: 2.15/2.16

Description Sven Arvidsson 2007-03-01 21:01:31 UTC
When EOG opens or Nautilus thumbnails large animated GIF files, for example screencasts created in Byzanz, very large amounts of memory is used, sometimes the OOM-killer kicks in. 

Example GIF:

Possibly related to bug 142428, where some TIFF images eats RAM.
Comment 1 Claudio Saavedra 2007-03-02 03:56:41 UTC
It's already reported.

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 344731 ***