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 ServersSeverity: 3 - Normal
Priority: 5 - NormalItem Group: None
Status: FixedPrivacy: Public
Assigned to: Jérémie Koenig <jkoenig>Originator Name: 
Open/Closed: ClosedReproducibility: Every Time
Size (loc): NonePlanned 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 UTCpinotreeStatusConfirmed=>Fixed
      Assigned toNone=>jkoenig
    Sat 08 Aug 2009 06:28:31 PM UTCtschwingeStatusNone=>Confirmed
      ReproducibilityNone=>Every Time

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