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Re: [PATCH] pkt-line: re-'static'-ify buffer in packet_write_fmt_1()




On 27 August 2017 at 20:21, Lars Schneider <larsxschneider@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>
>> On 27 Aug 2017, at 09:37, Martin Ågren <martin.agren@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>
>> The static-ness was silently dropped in commit 70428d1a5 ("pkt-line: add
>> packet_write_fmt_gently()", 2016-10-16). As a result, for each call to
>> packet_write_fmt_1, we allocate and leak a buffer.
>
> Oh :-( Thanks for detecting and fixing the leak.
>
> How did you actually find it? Reading the code or did you use some
> tool?

Valgrind found it for me. Most leaks it reports are "ok" since we're
about to exit, it just takes more or less effort to realize that...

Martin