[Swan] Pluto consumes all available memory

Will Roberts ironwill42 at gmail.com
Tue Jun 9 04:35:05 EEST 2015

On 05/31/2015 10:33 AM, Will Roberts wrote:
> On 05/20/2015 04:00 PM, Paul Wouters wrote:
>> Possible yes, but that would be very strange. Do you see memory usage go
>> up over time gradually, or in giant chunks?
> The system loses about 6MB a day. Many of my servers are relatively 
> small with about 512MB of RAM. The larger machines are also seeing the 
> problem, they just take longer to hit the critical point.
>> Nothing I can think of. You can try to run things under valgrind I guess
>> and see?
>> ipsec _stackmanager start
>> valgrind /usr/libexec/ipsec/pluto --config /etc/ipsec.conf --nofork
>> Pssobly when you hit ctrl-c valgrind will give some data?

I've attached a valgrind log with some more detail, but it doesn't mean 
a lot to me. I'm assuming that each creation and tear down of a tunnel 
loses a little bit of memory. What else can I do to help identify this leak?

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