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[curl:bugs] #1177 memory leak when Curl_follow() fails

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Fri, 21 Dec 2012 13:27:10 +0000

- **status**: open --> open-confirmed
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** [bugs:#1177] memory leak when Curl_follow() fails**
**Status:** open-confirmed
**Labels:** memory leak 
**Created:** Fri Dec 21, 2012 01:26 PM UTC by Daniel Stenberg
**Last Updated:** Fri Dec 21, 2012 01:26 PM UTC
**Owner:** Daniel Stenberg
On github, seanbcos correctly pointed out that Curl_follow() only "takes ownership" of the passed in newurl pointer if it succeeds. If it returns error, it is still left to the caller to free the memory and after a recent commit that isn't always done. We better fix...
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