[PATCH] Patch for memory leak in vfs_defaults.c

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Fri Apr 6 23:03:08 UTC 2018

On Fri, Apr 06, 2018 at 04:40:44PM -0400, Andrew Walker via samba-technical wrote:
> Hi all,
> I encountered an issue where several FreeNAS users on samba 4.7 were
> experiencing memory leak resulting in single smbd process consuming all
> available RAM and swap space. Disabling the getwd cache significantly
> increased rate of leak, and enabling widelinks / disabling unix extensions
> made the leak apparently stop. Investigation indicated that the leak was in
> vfswrap_getwd().
> The attached patch resolved the issue.

OK, here is the version I'd like to push. Confirmed fixed by
the submitter.

Ralph, can you do a quick review ?


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