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re: lib/51572: curses memory leak(s) appearing in systat

The following reply was made to PR lib/51572; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: matthew green <>
Subject: re: lib/51572: curses memory leak(s) appearing in systat
Date: Mon, 05 Dec 2016 08:57:27 +1100

 matthew green writes:
 > >  On 11/29 10:15, coypu%SDF.ORG@localhost wrote:
 > >  > 
 > >  > Could it be pulled up to -7-0 too?
 > >  
 > >  Doesn't meet the criteria for netbsd-7-0 (security/critical only), but
 > >  this is certainly a good candidate for netbsd-7.
 > if this is the reason mtr has a massive memory leak then i would
 > perhaps argue that it *is* important enough.
 > i left mtr running overnight and it leaked so much it eventually
 > used over 30GB of VA and triggered my X server being killed, so
 > it was a pretty severe end result -- it could be sshd or postfix
 > or something else killed on a server, with less obviousness.
 > i'll try to see if this is the problem with mtr itself.
 so - i'm pretty sure this was mtr's problem as well.  i would
 like for this fix to be considered 'critical'.

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