What do the Winbind 2.2.2 memory leaks mean?

Alexander Bokovoy a.bokovoy at sam-solutions.net
Fri Dec 14 08:18:05 GMT 2001

On Fri, Dec 14, 2001 at 05:01:07PM +0100, Michael Steffens wrote:
> Hi,
> there were many discussions about the 2.2.2 Winbind memory
> leaks on this list recently, but I still don't understand
> the background.
> I also observed recently what Mike Pain reported in "winbind
> memory leaks and samba 2.2.3", that after a while of running
> only a machine reboot does recover Winbind.
> Why doesn't just restarting Winbind and/or Samba do the job?
> What kind of memory is being leaked there?
Samba 2.2.3 CVS (SAMBA_2_2 branch) has these leaks fixed. 
/ Alexander Bokovoy
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