add_handle and malloc

Christopher Faylor cgf@redhat.com
Mon Aug 5 21:59:00 GMT 2002


On Tue, Aug 06, 2002 at 04:40:52AM +0100, Conrad Scott wrote:
>"Christopher Faylor" <cgf@redhat.com> wrote:
>> Go ahead and check this in.
>
>On its way.
>
>> You weren't actually seeing the malloc
>> code being hit, were you?
>
>Umm . . . yes :-) (he says innocently).  There's a handle leak
>somewhere in the DLL at the moment, and I was running a test that
>recursively forked, until death as it turned out.  I'm still
>looking for the handle leak: once I've found that I can go back to
>testing the socket code I was working on.

If there is a handle leak then the thread code should be a good clue
where it is.  If you look at the cygheap->debug.freeh table it should
be filled with a repeating handle, I would think.

cgf



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