[zeromq-dev] Memory leak(?) between Push/Pull

Stefan de Konink stefan at konink.de
Thu Dec 6 15:23:13 CET 2012

On Thu, 6 Dec 2012, Charles Remes wrote:

> The memory is being deallocated. Let me guess something… you are 
> running on linux. There is a long standing and well known issue when you 
> call free() on linux. Though you are giving the memory block back to the 
> OS, the OS continues to "charge" your process for the space. BTW, this 
> problem also exists on OSX to a lesser extent.

Mmm... this will result in a nice afternoon valgrinding to check if 
your claim make sense.


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