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Re: Memory leaks in bash-4.4.0


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: Memory leaks in bash-4.4.0
Date: Mon, 30 Jan 2017 15:08:20 -0500
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On 1/30/17 2:34 PM, Bruce Dubbs wrote:

>> xmalloc is a malloc wrapper, and `temp' is the return value from the
>> function.
> 
> Yes, I know.  The issue is that the caller, in this case set_default_locale
> or possibly main, never runs free on the allocated space.  I tried to trace
> it in set_default_locale but there are a lot of paths and I didn't follow
> it all.  I'll look some more and get back to you.

Look at the link I included in my first reply; it explains the
set_default_locale/setlocale issue.

Chet

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