[Samba] Possible Samba Memory Leak

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Tue Jun 28 19:59:52 GMT 2005

On Tue, Jun 28, 2005 at 03:55:04PM -0400, Anthony Russello wrote:
> Hi All,
> We're currently trying to use samba in an embedded
> application, so we're working with samba 3.0.2a
> compiled for PPC.
> We have a test application which will basically write,
> then read back and compare data files on the disk.
> The problems we see occur when we try using just over
> 3500 small files (< 10k each).  It seems that after
> about 200 or so iterations of this test, we start to
> see the smbd process's VmRss size grow.  Once it
> starts growing, it continues to grow until an Out of
> Memory condition occurs, somewhere around 270
> iterations.
> We've tried this same test on the following versions
> of samba as well, and received the same result:
> samba-2.2.7a
> samba-2.2.8
> samba-2.2.12

3.0.2a is very old. Can you attempt the same with a
3.0.14a at least.



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