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From: Michael Peppler <mpeppler at peppler dot org>
Subject: Re: blk_rowxfer and leakage
Date: Sep 30 2002 3:21PM


But it won't be today - I've got to finish an article on using XP server
for the ISUG Tech Journal that I was told this AM was due last week...


On Mon, 2002-09-30 at 08:10, wrote:
> Michael-
> Thanks for the assist and let me know if I can help. Feel free to hack
> up the script I included in the original mail. I tried to make it easy
> to plug in connection data.
> Cheers,
> Steve
> On 30 Sep 2002 @ 10:44am, an entity claiming to be Michael Peppler scribbled:
> mpeppl :On Sat, 2002-09-28 at 14:01, wrote:
> mpeppl :> It clearly shows when the blk_rowxfer is commented out the mem size tops
> mpeppl :> out in my case at 43MB. When reinstated it just keeps ballooning until I
> mpeppl :> kill it. To me, that pretty much isolates it to that routine.  My  guess
> mpeppl :> something inside it is not deallocating something it should.
> mpeppl :
> mpeppl :I took a look at the C code and I can't see any obvious places where
> mpeppl :memory gets allocated. It *could* be a problem with references in your
> mpeppl :perl script, causing data to not get freed properly.
> mpeppl :
> mpeppl :Alternatively it's a problem with memory fragmentation.
> mpeppl :
> mpeppl :I'll try to set up an example script and see if I can reproduce it.
> mpeppl :
> mpeppl :Michael
> mpeppl :
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