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Re: memory leak in 32-bit DBD::mysql on a 64-bit Linux host
Posted by: Alexandr Ciornii
Date: January 18, 2008 05:36PM

Hello, Igor.

I see that you use ActiveState Perl. DBD-mysql for AS Perl is currently broken (reported it at
As for memory leaks, you should report this to CPAN's bug tracker.

P.S. CPAN is big, maybe there is an open source module that does what this proprietary module does.

Igor Marnat Wrote:
> Hi All!
> I have binary proprietary 32-bit Perl module that
> I forced to use, therefore I use 32-bit Perl
> interpreter. I also have server with 32 Gigabyte
> of RAM, therefore I use 64-bit Linux (openSUSE
> 10.3) (platform x86_64).
> In order to connect to MySQL server, I need
> DBD::mysql driver. It isn't included in
> perl-32bit*, so I built it manually.
> It seems to work but after a few days of usage we
> found that there are memory leaks. We generated
> test script (attached) and I can see using top
> that its size in memory grows constantly. I tried
> to run it under valgrind and it shows also memory
> leaks.

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