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Re: Memory leak using default resolver and short timeouts

From: Dan Fandrich <>
Date: Mon, 23 Feb 2015 18:22:50 +0100

On Mon, Feb 23, 2015 at 03:52:37PM +0100, Ståle Kristoffersen wrote:
> This was on a x64 machine running debian 7.6:
> $ dpkg -l | grep libc6
> ii libc6:amd64 2.13-38+deb7u6 amd64 Embedded GNU C Library: Shared libraries

That might well be an affected version.

> I think this might be the issue we are hitting:

Maybe, but unlikely. You'd likely see more serious problems if that were the
case. If so, then you could switch to the threaded resolver and see if that
helps. I suspect not, but the code path is very different so there's a chance
it might not leak.

>>> Dan
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Received on 2015-02-23