cups-browsed memory consumption in RHEL 7.7 increases monotonically

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  • CUPS is able to keep pace with printing, until the server runs out of memory due to cups-browsed consuming it all.
  • cups-browsed memory usage increases monotonically during use
  • Memory consumption of the cups-browsed process on the client is increasing gradually and consuming most of the memory resources in the host.


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 7.7
  • cups-filters-1.0.35-26.el7 and cups-filters-1.0.35-26.el7_1

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