Re: Squid uses memory without bounds

From: Steinar H. Gunderson <>
Date: Mon, 16 Feb 2009 14:27:05 +0100

On Sun, Feb 15, 2009 at 06:33:41PM +0100, Henrik Nordstrom wrote:
> In squid-3 it's --enable-valgdind-debug

I assume you meant valgrind, not valgdind :-)

> If you get a valgrind report in cache.log (or stderr) when visiting the
> memory statistics cahemgre page (mgr:mem) then it's compiled correctly.
> I think there is also a leak summary in the page itself.

Still nothing, even after adding that flag and recompiling. It shows the same
thing as the pprof logs, though; CbDataList eats memory like candy.

> a) Confirmed leaks by valgrind.
> b) Memory pools which don't stop growing. Identified by their age being
> 0.0 all the time.
> and additionally
> c) Memory access errors reported by valgrind.

I've reported dumps of these several times already. I'm not entirely sure
what more information you need.

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