Well, I am by no means a C expert. Actually, I am by no means a Perl expert either. But let it pass. My one guess would be: your Perl code doesn't seem to be using my
very much. Variables like %dbm
aren't lexically scoped with my
so they will hang around after you exit the subroutine. Which you probably don't want, and might be causing the memory leak.
And you almost definitely want to put use strict; at the top of your Perl. That will complain about unscoped global variables, and a lot of other things, and enforce good code discipline.
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