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Re: [PATCH] Memory leak in locale.c set_default_locale

From: dualbus
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Memory leak in locale.c set_default_locale
Date: Thu, 8 Jun 2017 09:24:23 -0500
User-agent: NeoMutt/20170113 (1.7.2)

On Thu, Jun 08, 2017 at 09:59:39AM -0400, Chet Ramey wrote:
> Even though glibc allocates the memory for the current locale, the man page
> warns not to assume that:
> "A successful call to setlocale() returns an opaque string  that  corre-
> sponds to the locale set.  This string may be allocated in static storage."

Yes. I saw the warning in the manual page.

After a closer reading, I think the Address Sanitizer is complaining
about bash's local copy (the one created with `savestring`) not being

It's not a real issue, but it makes running the tests with ASAN a bit
less useful.

Eduardo Bustamante

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