[collectd] [PATCH 2/2] Fixes memory leak when writing to unixsocket fails

Florian Forster octo at verplant.org
Wed Feb 10 11:56:14 CET 2010

Hi Peter,

On Mon, Feb 08, 2010 at 07:53:52PM +0100, Peter Warasin wrote:
> print_to_socket() simply returns from current function always when it
> was not able to write to the socket.
> If this happens variables will not be freed.

thank you very much for tracking down that memory leak.

I'm not quite sure how I feel about the "garbage collector" yet. I'd fix
the memory leak by simply calling "sfree" on all variables for now and
keep the "garbage collector" as a possible new feature for the next
version. Does that sound okay to you?

Florian octo Forster
Hacker in training
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