[Samba] Possible Samba Memory Leak

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Mon Oct 31 17:08:38 GMT 2005

On Mon, Oct 31, 2005 at 05:12:52PM +0000, Stephen Borrill wrote:
> Here is the last one just before the machine ran out of swap (this process 
> had around 116MB allocated, IIRC). None of these numbers are that big (and 
> if the numbers are in bytes surely they are negligable). The thing that is 
> changing over time is the number of "passdb internal SAM_ACCOUNT
> allocation" entries. This machine is running security=user with passdb 
> backend=tdbsam.

Ok, looks like a passdb leak (I hate that interface :-). What version
exactly are you running again ? Where did you get the source code ?
I want to do a diff against the latest SAMBA_3_0 SVN to see if we've
already fixed it and can give you the patch.

Thanks for the help,


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