[Samba] continuous access to printer causes high memory usage
jra at samba.org
Tue Jul 25 16:17:57 GMT 2006
On Tue, Jul 25, 2006 at 06:11:47PM +0200, Roel van Meer wrote:
> The hotfix that has been mentioned is this one:
> It states that the problem is fixed with version 5.1.2600.1130 of
> Win32spl.dll and that it has been fixed in SP2, yet I see the problem with
> an XPSP2 and version 5.1.2600.2180 of win32spl.dll.
> I don't have any knowledge of samba internals, but it seems to me that
> repeated access to what seems to be the same set of calls should not lead
> to unlimited memory consumption. A broken client should not be able to
> break samba, should it?
No, definately not :-). I was just responding to the client spin case.
We'll look into which memory context handle isn't getting freed in
this case. If it's on a context handle then Samba hasn't *lost* the
memory, it knows where it is, it just hasn't freed up the resource
in a timely fashion.
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