[unixODBC-support] unixODBC 2.2.9 leak on AIX 5.2

Nick Gorham nick at easysoft.com
Sat Sep 11 00:42:22 BST 2004

Saunders, Steve wrote:
> Hello, 
> I think I have uncovered a leak in unixODBC 2.2.9 on AIX 5.2. 
> I have built from the latest source unixODBC 2.2.9 on AIX 5.2.   
> While unit testing some old software that uses ODBC that we have here (it
> has been well tested on WIN32 and fairly well on Linux RedHat 7.3 and RedHat
> Enterprise Linux (RHEL) v3.0/unixODBC 2.2.3-6 ) against unixODBC 2.2.9 on
> AIX using two different DB drivers (DB2 v8.1.0 and
> MySQL-4.0.20/MyODBC-3.51.09) the memory usage of the application continues
> to climb.   
> I have run the same test on RHEL v3.0/unixODBC 2.2.3-6 and have run this
> test on WIN32 in the not so distant past making he same queries to
> MySQL-4.0.20-0/MyODBC-3.51.09-1 and the memory usage remains stable under
> long-term testing on those platforms.
> I can run it with RHEL against the same version of DB2 (already installed)
> as an additional test but that doesn't seem necessary.  
> Right now I am in the process of building a Solaris 5.7 version of MySQL
> 4.0.20, MyODBC 3.51.09, and have already built unixODBC-2.2.9 on that
> platform.  I can test the presence of a leak on that platform too if
> necessary.  
> Do you have any tricks I can use on AIX 5.2 to get to the cause of the leak?

Can I see a copy of the code thats causing the leak, I will try and 
reproduce it here.

Nick Gorham
Easysoft Limited

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