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Re: Re: curl_easy_cleanup question

From: <ylibcurl_at_club-internet.fr>
Date: Mon Sep 27 00:45:00 2004

Hi Andy,

Ok! I've made a port for MSS with your perl script included.

See: http://perso.club-internet.fr/yhafri/crux/index.html

Regards,

/Yrux

----Message d'origine----
>De: Andy hobbs <andy_at_trogs.org.uk>
>A: libcurl development <curl-library_at_cool.haxx.se>
>Date: Fri, 24 Sep 2004 09:03:45 +0100
>Sujet: Re: curl_easy_cleanup question
>
>Hi,
>
>Generally when you get segfaults occurring in _int_free() (or any other
>part or the malloc package) it is due to Mallocs tables being corrupt.
>
>This can be caused in all sorts of ways the two most common being:
>* writing to an address incorrectly (e.g. uninitialised pointer
>* freeing memory that was not allocated in the first place (only
>possible if the address being freed is in you address space)
>
>I suggest you use a library like mss (memory supervision system) to have
>a look at what is going on in your program. I've attached a script I've
>written for analysing the mss out put which makes it very quick and easy
>for finding problems like these.
>
>
>http://hem1.passagen.se/blizzar/mss/index.html
>
>hope that helps
>
>Andy
>
>On Thu, 2004-09-23 at 19:33, Tarendash, David wrote:
>> Has anyone had problems with curl_easy_cleanup() ??? For some reason
>> it is coring on my RH-AS-3.0 box. I understand that my explanation is
>> vague, but, I cant reproduce it, it just periodically happens. I've
>> run top and other ps commands, and the system seems to be stable(ie
>> not out of memory). If you notice, the pointer being passed into
>> curl_easy_cleanup() appears to be a valid one.
>>
>> Here is the stack trace:
>>
>> (gdb) where
>> #0 0xb6fdbcb0 in _int_free () from /lib/tls/libc.so.6
>> #1 0xb6fdac88 in free () from /lib/tls/libc.so.6
>> #2 0xb6e6fe0d in CRYPTO_free () from /lib/libcrypto.so.4
>> #3 0xb6eaeca9 in BUF_MEM_free () from /lib/libcrypto.so.4
>> #4 0xb6ecdbaf in X509_NAME_dup () from /lib/libcrypto.so.4
>> #5 0xb6ed350a in ASN1_item_ex_free () from /lib/libcrypto.so.4
>> #6 0xb6ed35b2 in ASN1_template_free () from /lib/libcrypto.so.4
>> #7 0xb6ed342b in ASN1_item_ex_free () from /lib/libcrypto.so.4
>> #8 0xb6ed35b2 in ASN1_template_free () from /lib/libcrypto.so.4
>> #9 0xb6ed342b in ASN1_item_ex_free () from /lib/libcrypto.so.4
>> #10 0xb6ed3290 in ASN1_item_free () from /lib/libcrypto.so.4
>> #11 0xb6ece339 in X509_free () from /lib/libcrypto.so.4
>> #12 0xb6f5813c in SSL_SESSION_free () from /lib/libssl.so.4
>> #13 0xb75d5141 in Kill_Single_Session (session=0xb6f2bdb0) at
>> ssluse.c:587
>> #14 0xb75d51a7 in Curl_SSL_Close_All (data=0x80b9408) at ssluse.c:613
>> #15 0xb75ce35c in Curl_close (data=0x80b9408) at url.c:208
>> #16 0xb75dcfcc in curl_easy_cleanup (curl=0x80b9408) at easy.c:398
>> #17 0x0804d845 in CFXRequest::Perform() (this=0x80b8168) at
>> CFXRequest.cpp:208
>> #18 0x0804e54b in CCURLIntfc::Perform() (this=0xbfffaa28) at
>> CCURLIntfc.cpp:119
>> #19 0x0804b266 in CFXFwdServer::OnTimer() (this=0xbfffa870) at
>> CFXFwdServer.cpp:188
>> #20 0x080543dc in CEasyServer::Run() (this=0xbfffa870) at
>> EasyServer.cpp:131
>> #21 0x08054334 in CEasyServer::Start() (this=0xbfffa870) at
>> EasyServer.cpp:98
>> #22 0x0804a7cf in main (argc=1, argv=0xbfffaae4) at
>> CFXFwdServer.cpp:42
>> (gdb)
>>
>> I have a process which will be making a single request over and over
>> (different data in the post). Should I be using a single CURL* object
>> (ie call init() once and never call cleanup()) ?
>>
>> I have tried this and the memory leakage growth is HUGE...
>>
>> Thank you,
>> David Tarendash
>--
>If quizzes are quizzical, what are tests?
>
>
>
Received on 2004-09-27

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