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Re: malloc failures with slapadd and ldapadd (ITS#1656)
Date: Tue, 26 Mar 2002 10:05:33 -0500 (EST)
From: Ashley Frost <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: Kervin Pierre <email@example.com>
Subject: Re: malloc failures with slapadd and ldapadd (ITS#1656)
> Judging from the error messages alone, it looks like you are running out
> of memory.
I think you're right about a possible memory leak. I just watched the
memory usage pattern of slapadd while it ran and noted that it grew to a
size of 134M of both reserved and resident memory. The machine still had
317M of physical memory free, but I believe that the process must have hit
the per-process limit.
> try building against a memory debug package like, dmalloc, or electric
> fence. Maybe you're running into a memory leak?
I will do as you suggest and see if I can't locate the leak. I can't
imagine that this process should take anywhere near that much memory for
the number of records we are indexing (~4000). Each record is small and