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Re: [Bug-readline] Readline cleanup (memory leaks)

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: [Bug-readline] Readline cleanup (memory leaks)
Date: Sat, 18 Aug 2007 16:13:27 -0400
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Marko Lindqvist wrote:
>  I run valgrind for freeciv (www.freeciv.org/) and got several reports
> about unfreed memory related to rl_initialize(). I wonder if we are
> using readline incorrectly (should some cleanup function been called?)
> or if these are actually readline problems.
>  If it's not about wrong usage, I can send detailed reports. Call
> chain for all of them seems to start as:
> rl_initialize() -> _rl_init_terminal_io() -> tgetent()

This has come up before.  The memory is being leaked by the ncurses
library, not readline.


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