[Debian GNUstep maintainers] GDL2 Release for Debian Lenny

Fred Kiefer fredkiefer at gmx.de
Fri Jun 6 19:17:35 UTC 2008

Gürkan Sengün wrote:
> Fred Kiefer wrote:
>> Gürkan Sengün wrote:
>>>> I would like to know which versions (stable/unstable) are to be 
>>>> expected
>>>> for Lenny so that I can match/remove some of the workarounds and hacks
>>>> needed.
>>> If we manage to make new and non memory leaking 
>>> (timemon.app+gnustep-gui, right bheron?) tarball releases and Hubert 
>>> can insert them into Lenny, I'm all up
>>> to help transition all the GNUstep software in Debian for Lenny. 
>>> Including
>>> GDL2.
>> As far as I know all reported memory leaks have been fixed in gui and 
>> back for the SVN version. Could you please recheck your application if 
>> there is still an issue?
> Not really, but could you build and run TimeMon? It leaked like 500 MB,
> in half an hour.

As I wrote, all known memory leaks have been fixed in SVN, this was one 
of them. As far as I can tell TimeMon is not leaking any memory what so 
ever. At least not during the first ten minutes, which was the longest I 
tried up to now. :-)

> I am unable to build gnustep myself because building it is so hard. I 
> prefer
> to use prebuilt binary debian packages of Hubert.

What is your problem with compiling GNUstep from SVN? We try had to make 
it easy to build GNUstep, what is stopping you?


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