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Re: Strange memory leak using just threads

by Corion (Pope)
on Sep 19, 2010 at 20:17 UTC ( #860733=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Strange memory leak using just threads

This might be the same that happens in Perl bug #77854, as detailed on Google Groups. Maybe 5.10 has a bug there, or it depends on libpthreads. dave_the_m commented that he can't reproduce the problem on 5.10 or 5.12, so it might be interesting to see whether you can reproduce the problem on 5.12 (or bleadperl) too.

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Re^2: Strange memory leak using just threads
by MnkyBrain (Novice) on Sep 19, 2010 at 22:28 UTC

    My libpthreads seems to be 2.7 (or, at least, the libc6 package it is contained in is 2.7. Specifically, 2.7-18lenny4).

    I'll give 5.12 a shot and see what happens.

      I downloaded perl 5.12.2, and I'm still experiencing the memory leak. This is using the threads 1.75 that came with the distribution, not the 1.77 I installed for 5.10.

      Here are the options I used with configure:

      -des -Dprefix=$HOME/perl512 -Dusethreads -Duselargefiles -Dccflags=- +DDEBIAN -Dcccdlflags=-fPIC -Darchname=x86_64-linux-gnu -Doptimize=-O2 + -Duseshrplib -Dpager=/usr/bin/sensible-pager -Uafs -Ud_csh -Ud_ua +larm -Uusesfio -Uusenm -DDEBUGGING=-g

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