memory leak in cygheap -- tester needed

Christopher Faylor
Sun Sep 30 21:13:00 GMT 2001

On Sun, Sep 30, 2001 at 09:04:46PM -0400, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>I just wiped out big chunks of the fhandler code which dealt with the
>names allocation.  It was quite satisfying.
>Corinna's idea of calling patch_conv "early" is really proving to
>simplify a lot of things -- most notably stat_worker().
>I'm running the test suite now and fixing some last minute glitches but
>I expect to have something to check in tomorrow.

I just checked this in.  It passes the test suite.  I can login using
ssh and telnet.  I can run rxvt.  I'm sure I've missed something,

The one thing that I didn't check was raw device handling.  I could have
conceivably broken that.

Can anyone test that raw device handling of floppies, tapes, and hard
disks still works?  Corinna won't be available to test this so I must
rely on the kindness of you all...

I'd like to verify that the memory leak is gone, too.  It seems to be because
I saw it when I was copying a large directory recursively but my changes
eliminated the problem.


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