[syslog-ng] Memory leak in syslog-ng 1.3.7 & FreeBSD?

Balazs Scheidler bazsi@balabit.hu
Thu, 16 Dec 1999 19:24:44 +0100

On Wed, Dec 15, 1999 at 12:43:59PM +0100, Balazs Scheidler wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 14, 1999 at 06:50:55PM -0500, George Madden wrote:
> > I was running syslog-ng 1.2.3 on FreeBSD 3.2 with no problems. I recompiled
> > 1.3.7 and have been running it for the past couple of days. It appears to
> > have a memory leak.

I wasn't able to reproduce this problem under Linux. I've also turned on my
own memory debugger, and the number of allocated memory blocks did not grow.
syslog-ng has a garbage collector, so the used memory sometimes goes up,
and shrinks as the gc cleans up.

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