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Re: ~100KB usleep() memory leak
On Mar 20 00:15, Konstantin Ivlev wrote:
> Hi All,
> I have noticed ~100KB usleep() memory leak then compile mine
> application under Cygwin. On Mac OS X 10.7 Lion it works fine (no
> I am using Cygwin 1.7.11 version.
> so, each call of usleep() I can see in Task Manager or Process
> Explorer about ~100KB of memory are leaked. it is not so problematic,
> but if I am using thread pool (e.g. 16 threads) it will leak about
> ~1MB per seconds, and several minutes of running application are
> enough to waste all available memory ~4GB.
> it is easy to reproduce. compile the following really simple source code :
> #include <unistd.h>
> int main()
> for (;;)
Thanks for the report and the testcase. I just applied a patch to fix
this memory leak. I'm about tu generate a developer snapshot for
testing. Please try the today's snapshot from http://cygwin.com/snapshots/
as soon as it is available.
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