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From: Eric Wong <>
Subject: leak in v2.87..v3.12
Date: Tue, 12 Oct 2021 10:59:40 +0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20211012105940.GA19169@dcvr> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20211005112531.13664-1@dcvr>

Eric Wong <> wrote:
> The leak's been there for a while, but I couldn't find
> other reports of it:

So this got fixed in Encode 3.13, and 3.15 (3.14 segfaulted :P).
Perl v5.36 will have 3.15 (or possibly a newer version).  This
has been a leak since 2016 (2.87), so there might be lot of
people affected...

CentOS 7.x has Encode 2.51 so it's probably not affected by
this particular bug...

> In the meantime, I may need to put in my own workaround for it
> PublicInbox::Eml because distros are slow moving...

It's tracked for Debian, at least

Our "eval { $eml->body_str }" usage is kinda dumb, so maybe it
could be done better w/o needing eval at all...

  reply	other threads:[~2021-10-12 10:59 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 17+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-09-04 23:53 httpd memory usage? Eric Wong
2021-09-27  7:10 ` Eric Wong
2021-10-04  0:07 ` [PATCH 0/2] www: fix ref cycles when threading extindex Eric Wong
2021-10-04  0:07   ` [PATCH 1/2] t/thread-cycle: make Email::Simple optional Eric Wong
2021-10-04  0:07   ` [PATCH 2/2] www: fix ref cycle from threading w/ extindex Eric Wong
2021-10-04 22:51   ` [PATCH 0/2] www: fix ref cycles when threading extindex Eric Wong
2021-10-05 11:33     ` leak Eric Wong
2021-10-12 10:59       ` Eric Wong [this message]
2021-10-13 10:16         ` [PATCH 0/7] workaround Encode leak, several test fixes Eric Wong
2021-10-13 10:16           ` [PATCH 1/7] xt/perf-msgview: drop unnecessary use_ok Eric Wong
2021-10-13 10:16           ` [PATCH 2/7] test_common: hoist out tail_f sub Eric Wong
2021-10-13 10:16           ` [PATCH 3/7] t/www_listing: require opt-in for grokmirror tests Eric Wong
2021-10-13 10:16           ` [PATCH 4/7] eml: avoid Encode 2.87..3.12 leak Eric Wong
2021-10-13 10:16           ` [PATCH 5/7] t/lei-mirror: avoid reading ~/.public-inbox/config in test Eric Wong
2021-10-13 10:16           ` [PATCH 6/7] t/git: avoid "once" warning for async_warn Eric Wong
2021-10-13 10:16           ` [PATCH 7/7] t/nntpd-tls: change diag() to like() assertion Eric Wong
2021-11-04  0:17 ` httpd memory usage? Eric Wong

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