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


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Memory leak in locale.c set_default_locale
Date: Thu, 8 Jun 2017 10:30:34 -0400
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On 6/8/17 10:24 AM, dualbus wrote:

> After a closer reading, I think the Address Sanitizer is complaining
> about bash's local copy (the one created with `savestring`) not being
> released.
> 
> It's not a real issue, but it makes running the tests with ASAN a bit
> less useful.

That would be strange behavior.  If it complains about that, why doesn't it
complain about all memory that bash holds onto but doesn't free before it
exits?


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