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Bug #8175

ls / memory leak

Added by David Carlier over 3 years ago. Updated over 3 years ago.

Status:
New
Priority:
Low
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Category:
cmd - userland programs
Start date:
2017-05-09
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% Done:

0%

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(Total: 0.00 h)
Difficulty:
Medium
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needs-triage
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Description

Some memory leaks exist within ls. My first contribution to illumos-gate, going to submit a patch.


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0001-8175-memory-leaks-fixes.patch (2.57 KB) 0001-8175-memory-leaks-fixes.patch David Carlier, 2017-05-07 01:48 PM

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Bug #8183: ls - code errorNewDavid Carlier

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#2

Updated by Marcel Telka over 3 years ago

  • Assignee set to David Carlier
#3

Updated by David Carlier over 3 years ago

Root cause analysis :
- Looked with valgrind ls command line behaviour
- Basically ls command line leaks memory, the amount depending on the flags used, a certain amount of false positives to distinguish as well. The most noticeable were the cache nodes then after few global variables.

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