bind-9.10.0-P2 memory leak?

Jeremy C. Reed jreed at
Mon Oct 13 20:40:22 UTC 2014

On Mon, 13 Oct 2014, Thomas Schulz wrote:

> I restarted bind 9.9.6 with a max-cache-size of 30M. We have 3 views.
> The inital process size was 36 MB. The process grew to 184 MB. It grew
> to 596 MB without the max-cache-size being set and was still growing
> when I restarted it.  BUT when I now do an rndc dumpdb -cache, the
> named_dump.db file contains only the line
> ; Dump complete
> and nothing else.
> So, if you put any limit on the cache size, you will end up with an empty
> cache. I do believe that there is a bug that needs to be fixed.

I wasn't able to reproduce this with 9.9.6 (or a recent master).  Can 
you please send your configuration (like named-checkconf -px) to 
bind9-bugs AT Thank you.

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