RE: commSetTimeout and cbdata

From: Robert Collins <>
Date: Tue, 9 Apr 2002 06:44:59 +1000

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Henrik Nordstrom []
> Sent: Tuesday, April 09, 2002 1:49 AM
> To:
> Subject: commSetTimeout and cbdata
> Final testing of the cbdata branch accidently revealed a potential
> source of problems in earlier Squid versions. commSetTimeout is not
> cbdata protected, so any forgotten timeout could trigger on
> non-existant data, or in most cases on data now being used for some
> other.
> One of the apparent uses of commSetTimeout where I think this may be
> a source of problems is in the management of persistent connections.
> Anyway, I will be cleaning up this in the cbdata branch. Now need to
> track down the few locations where commSetTimeout is called with a
> non-cbdata variable.
> Maybe this should be fixed in 2.5 as well. Unfortunately the cbdata
> branch is a bit too intrusive for 2.5 at this time I think..

This may be the leak in NTLM I was referring to a while back - kinkie
had a _lot_ of unfreed connection structs. If we can fix it in 2/5, that
would be great.

Received on Mon Apr 08 2002 - 14:45:02 MDT

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