177.xx: Enabling kwin composition leaks memory.
I'm testing KDE 4.1 on two of my workstations.
In both cases, once I enable kwin composition (AKA "effects") I experience a major performance hit, followed by a major memory leak (according to .xsession-errors [attached]) that more-or-less kills X after a while. (By slowing it down to death)
While noticeably slower, I cannot reproduce this bug when using the latest stable driver. (v173.14.09)
Just in case, I reported the bug upstream , but the KDE devs pointed a finger at nVidia.
DEV-NG: Intel S2600C0, 2xE52658V2, 32GB, 4x2TB, GTX680, F19/x86_64, Dell U2711.
DEV: Intel S5520SC, 2xX5680, 36GB, 5x320GB, GTX550, F19/x86_64, Dell U2711 (^).
SRV: Tyan Tempest i5400XT, 2xE5335, 8GB, 4x2TB, 9800GTX, F19/x86-64, Dell U2412.
LAP: ASUS N56VJ, i7-3630QM, 16GB, 1TB, 635M, F19/x86_64.