Date: Mon, 14 May 2012 07:05:55 -0500 From: "jfoug" <jfoug@....net> To: <john-dev@...ts.openwall.com> Subject: RE: Debugging memory leaks >There seem to be numerous memory leaks in the libclamav code I use in >RAR. Unfortunately their normal case is a valid archive whereas our >normal case is random data. In many cases, an early reject results in >leaked memory. > >I have some vague memories of a discussion about giving mem_alloc_tiny a >"saved state" feature that would probably be perfect here. It could also >be a performance boost - unrar makes lots of miniscule allocs. Is alloca a possibility here? Or is the size of mem alloc's too much?
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