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Re: [PATCH] Re: libcurl memleak

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Thu, 31 Oct 2002 14:12:13 +0100 (MET)

On Wed, 30 Oct 2002, Avery Fay wrote:

> This solves the leak in my program. I'm going to go back and try without
> setting CURLOPT_DNS_CACHE_TIMEOUT to 0 to see if I can reproduce the
> crashes.

Goodie. Of course I hope you can't make it appear ever again, but if there's
still something bad lurking in there we should nail it.

> Also, what is the default for CURLOPT_DNS_USE_GLOBAL_CACHE? I was under the
> assumption that setting this to 0 would make a separate cache for each
> curl_easy instance. So, I should be safe setting it to 0 in a multithreaded
> environment.

That is correct. The default is zero and it should be perfectly safe to use

 Daniel Stenberg -- curl, cURL, Curl, CURL. Groks URLs.
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