bugThe GNU Hurd - Bugs: bug #27184, Memory leak in procfs


bug #27184: Memory leak in procfs

Submitted by:  Carl Fredrik Hammar <hammy>
Submitted on:  Wed 05 Aug 2009 07:27:23 PM UTC  
Category:  Hurd Servers Severity:  3 - Normal
Priority:  5 - Normal Item Group:  None
Status:  Fixed Privacy:  Public
Assigned to:  Jérémie Koenig <jkoenig> Originator Name: 
Open/Closed:  Closed Reproducibility:  Every Time
Size (loc):  None Planned Release:  None
Effort:  0.00
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Sun 03 Mar 2013 08:20:27 PM UTC, comment #1:

This problem has been solved with the switch to the new procfs implementation by Jeremie Koenig.

Pino Toscano <pinotree>
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Wed 05 Aug 2009 07:27:23 PM UTC, original submission:

Ironically `free' triggers a memory leak in `procfs', which uses
~0.5 megs more memory each time `free' is run. Seeing one's memory
filling up on every `free' can be quite nerve wracking.

Carl Fredrik Hammar <hammy>
Project Member


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    Date Changed by Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced by
    Sun 03 Mar 2013 08:20:27 PM UTC pinotree StatusConfirmed => Fixed
        Assigned toNone => jkoenig
        Open/ClosedOpen => Closed
    Sat 08 Aug 2009 06:28:31 PM UTC tschwinge StatusNone => Confirmed
        ReproducibilityNone => Every Time

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