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Re: Severe memleak in sequence expressions?


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: Severe memleak in sequence expressions?
Date: Wed, 30 Nov 2011 08:23:30 -0500

> Hi all,
> 
> I think there is a severe memleak in bash.

It's not a memory leak.  It might reveal a sub-optimal memory allocation
pattern -- asking for an array with that many strings is going to gobble
a lot of memory -- but it's not a leak in the sense that bash loses
track of an allocated chunk.

Chet

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