Re: cURL HTTPS implementation appears to be leaking memory
Date: Thu, 31 May 2007 13:55:59 -0400
On May 31, 2007, at 3:13 AM, Daniel Stenberg wrote:
> On Wed, 30 May 2007, Andre Guibert de Bruet wrote:
>> I have been trying to track down the source of the increasing VSZ
>> and RSS in a program which uses libcurl for a couple of weeks and
>> came up with a simple test case which displays the same thing as
>> my program.
> Did you try using valgrind?
Thanks for suggesting valgrind. I get the following:
==8732== malloc/free: in use at exit: 192067 bytes in 2541 blocks.
==8732== malloc/free: 287281 allocs, 284740 frees, 94694311 bytes
==8732== 16032 bytes in 501 blocks are definitely lost in loss record
20 of 23
==8732== at 0x3C01E9D3: calloc (vg_replace_malloc.c:141)
==8732== by 0x3C06B257: kssl_ctx_new (in /lib/libssl.so.0.9.7a)
==8732== by 0x3C05DB77: SSL_new (in /lib/libssl.so.0.9.7a)
==8732== by 0x80550A7: Curl_ossl_connect_step1 (in /root/dev/
When running my test program on Mac OS X with 0.9.8e, the memory
profile is well-behaved. It would appear that OpenSSL 0.9.7a is the
Thanks for the help!
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Received on 2007-05-31