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bug#48189: ginstall: memory leak when omitting a directory

From: Paul Eggert
Subject: bug#48189: ginstall: memory leak when omitting a directory
Date: Mon, 3 May 2021 10:40:24 -0700
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That one's not a real bug. 'install' is exiting, rather than calling 'free' a couple of times just before exiting; calling 'free' would simply chew up runtime resources for no reason other than to pacify AddressSanitizer. So I'll close this particular bug report.

Most memory leaks found by AddressSanitizer in coreutils are false alarms. That being said, if you find one that isn't a false alarm we'd be interested in hearing about it. Stack overflows are also good to report too, except for tricky user-specified regular expressions (which require exponential resources in the worst case, no matter what the implementation is).

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