Bug 59365 - FILESAVE: Memory usage after autorecovery/manual savings
Summary: FILESAVE: Memory usage after autorecovery/manual savings
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: LibreOffice
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Writer (show other bugs)
(earliest affected)
3.5.4 release
Hardware: Other Linux (All)
: medium normal
Assignee: Not Assigned
Whiteboard: BSA
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Blocks: AutoSave-AutoRecovery-Backup Memory
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Reported: 2013-01-14 15:32 UTC by karolismatjosaitis
Modified: 2019-01-11 13:01 UTC (History)
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Description karolismatjosaitis 2013-01-14 15:32:44 UTC
Problem description: 
First of all, I reduced libreoffice memory settings to minimum, because it used ~ 1 Gb of RAM, but it didn't worked. A problem persists. Operative memory usage increases gradually when:
1) opening two writer documents in odt format: one was ~ 20 Mb in size.
2) Memory usage increased while working with writer after every autorecovery (it was set up to 30 min) saving, or (when autorecovery is turn off) after saving manually.
3) memory usage doesn't decrease after savings are completed.
Steps to reproduce:
1.for better effect, increase memory settings (for example in Graphic cache: 50 Mb for office, 8 mb per object, quickstarter enabled)
2. Try to save bigger (>20 mb) document, after editing, few times (manually or by autorecovery).

Current behavior:

Expected behavior:
I spouse operative memory should decrease after saving document, but not increase gradually after every saving.
Operating System: Ubuntu
Version: 3.5.4 release
Comment 1 Joel Madero 2013-06-24 01:49:09 UTC
Unfortunately this and similar RAM issues have been known and are legacy from OOo. 

This being said the issue has been reported multiple times and developers are well aware of it. Fixing it will take weeks of developers time (thousands of dollars if done professionally and very complicated for volunteers)

I am marking this as NEW but note that we do in fact know about the issue and maybe at some point someone will have the time (or get paid) to fix it. 

In reality I am positive this is a duplicate of other RAM issues - if someone stumbled across a bug ID that talks about RAM not being freed up please mark this as a duplicate.

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