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Re: Memory leak in libcurl

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Tue, 6 Jan 2009 07:57:50 +0100 (CET)

On Mon, 5 Jan 2009, Huzaifa Al Nahas wrote:

> After more research, it appears that it is a bug in libcurl design. I
> contacted openssl support team and they replied suggesting that the memory
> leak can be avoided by using ENGINE_free. However, this function takes as
> argument a pointer to the ENGINE that was called in ENGINE_new. AFAIK
> libcurl does not give the library user access to this pointer. What do you
> think?

What engine pointer that libcurl allocates are you saying it should call
ENGINE_free() on?

Received on 2009-01-06