Re: Anyone tried squid with GNU libc (libc6) ?

From: Miquel van Smoorenburg <>
Date: 12 Nov 1997 11:59:35 +0100

Following up to myself:

In article <64953g$uad$>,
Miquel van Smoorenburg <> wrote:
> we're running a fairly busy cache on a P133 with 128MB memory and
>9GB of spool. Just recently, squid started "blowing up" itself. It used to
>hover around 64-90 MB, but now it grows to 180MB or so within a day and
>then crashes (out of memory).
>This all started when I compiled squid with GNU libc 2.0.5c. I've now
>gone back to Linux libc 5.4.33 and the problem is gone. Oh BTW this was
>with squid-1.1.16, 1.1.17 and also the NOVM versions.

I've asked the people on the GNU libc mailing list about this, and yet
it's a known problem. GNU libc 2.0.5c has a number of annoying bugs still
in it. Ulrich Drepper has promised to release 2.0.6 RSN.


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