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Saurik has just released an update to Cydia to version 0.9.3911. This update is intended to fix a bug that caused crashes when many apps are loaded using winterboard. While...
03-01-2013, 08:58 PM #1
WinterBoard Update : Avoid the Dreaded "vNode" Leak
Saurik has just released an update to Cydia to version 0.9.3911. This update is intended to fix a bug that caused crashes when many apps are loaded using winterboard. While many have found a temporarily solution by downgrading, it wasn't quite the perfect fix.
After some investigating, Saurik tracked down a leak. A key resources by the name of vNode, from Apple, apparently only allocated 1250 by default.
I have managed to track this down to leaking a key resource, something called a "vnode", of which Apple, by default, only allocates 1250; this bug is a complex multi-component overlap.
In this case, when using iOS 6.1 (maybe also 6.0, but maybe not), with a 0.9.400x version of Substrate, and virtually any version of WinterBoard, you will probably encounter this issue.
After spending a couple days looking into this reported issue with some custom vnode debugging tools I wrote (which required getting some help from planetbeing, due to kASLR), I have determined WinterBoard is the correct place to fix this issue, and have done so there in 0.9.3911.
03-01-2013, 09:53 PM #2
03-01-2013, 09:54 PM #3
Thanks ! This is good news, hopefully will resolve all issues.
Beautiful picture ! Would love to use it as a wallpaper, if it's alright, could you send us a link.
03-01-2013, 09:59 PM #4
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03-01-2013, 10:32 PM #5
I have had no luck with any of my previous winterboard add ons. No homer simpson doh text alert, no light saber lock sounds.... nothing.
03-01-2013, 10:33 PM #6
Jay's IQ has to be 6.23x10^23
03-02-2013, 01:03 AM #7
03-02-2013, 01:59 AM #8
This update didn't sort the UITabBarBlueGradient issue on the bottom bar dialer.
I have emailed Saurik
In the meantime here is the fix to theme those files if required
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03-02-2013, 03:35 AM #9
03-02-2013, 05:21 AM #10
Now for sbsettings
03-02-2013, 07:38 AM #11
Im so glad! my WWF, Facebook, and foursquare all crashed after opening those apps when winterboard was installed. They stopped crashing after winterboard was uninstalled, so i am so wishful this fix will solve that issue!
03-02-2013, 07:44 AM #12Space-Universe-086.jpg
03-02-2013, 10:17 AM #13
I knew it was Winterboard from the start..I even made a post about it. Glad saurik fixed it! Thanks man!
03-02-2013, 10:32 AM #14
Seems like my ram has been dropping a lot quicker ever since I updated winterboard. Anyone else?
03-02-2013, 02:07 PM #15
03-02-2013, 02:13 PM #16
Starting to hit the 100 mark on iPhone 5
03-02-2013, 02:18 PM #17
03-02-2013, 02:27 PM #18
It's at 675 with everything closed
03-02-2013, 02:47 PM #19
03-02-2013, 02:58 PM #20
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