The Boston Diaries

The ongoing saga of a programmer who doesn't live in Boston, nor does he even like Boston, but yet named his weblog/journal “The Boston Diaries.”

Go figure.

Thursday, April 30, 2020

That was the leak—now it crashes!

A small recap to the memory leak from last week. Yes, that was the leak and the server in question has been steady in memory usage since. In addition to that, I fixed an issue with a custom module in my gopher server where I neglected to close a file. It wasn't a leak per se, as the files would be closed eventually but why keep them open due to some sloppy programming?

But now a new problem has cropped up—the formerly leaking program is now crashing. Hard! It's getting an invalid pointer, so off to track that issue down …

Sigh.

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