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Re: memory leak? ref: merge test 4

From: C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
Date: Thu, 18 Feb 2010 11:13:52 -0500

I'm not seeing this problem, but then I don't think I'm setup to generate
stderr spam on malloc/free errors (via the likes of "MALLOC_CHECK_=1" in the
environment or somesuch).

Greg Stein wrote:
> I think the memory usage might actually be our test harness attempting
> to read all of the (stderr) output into memory. Thousands and
> thousands of lines that read:
>
> svn(56985,0xa0634720) malloc: *** error for object 0x817a00: double free
> *** set a breakpoint in malloc_error_break to debug
>
> So maybe svn isn't consuming memory, but is simply generating a
> hojillion of these error lines. I forced an abort/coredump, and found
> this stack:
>
> #0 0x952e329a in write$NOCANCEL$UNIX2003 ()
> #1 0x9538f3ce in malloc_destroy_zone ()
> #2 0x9538e8e3 in malloc_zone_print_ptr_info ()
> #3 0x9538e943 in malloc_printf ()
> #4 0x9538941a in scandir$INODE64 ()
> #5 0x952b3523 in malloc_zone_free ()
> #6 0x952b338d in free ()
> #7 0x004d230c in apr_allocator_destroy (allocator=0x502010) at
> memory/unix/apr_pools.c:134
> #8 0x000101b5 in main (argc=11, argv=0xbffff0ac) at subversion/svn/main.c:2288
>
> Any ideas?
>
> Cheers,
> -g
>
> On Wed, Feb 17, 2010 at 20:07, Greg Stein <gstein_at_gmail.com> wrote:
>> I'm running into a problem with merge test 4. Some kind of memory
>> leak, or other memory double-free or somesuch.
>>
>> During the 'svn switch', it just seems to head off into la-la land.
>> Consumes a TON of memory before I kill it off.
>>
>> Has anybody seen this? Ring any bells?
>>
>> Thx,
>> -g
>>

-- 
C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
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