BIND-9.16.1 memory leak?

Evan Hunt each at
Mon Apr 20 06:28:55 UTC 2020

On Sun, Apr 19, 2020 at 02:55:53PM +0200, sthaug at wrote:
> I now have a pcap file of queries that I can replay with the "drool"
> application, and I'm consistently seeing similar memory leak problems
> (i.e. the problems are reproducible). The memory leak rate seems to be
> very approximately linear with the query rate - so replaying at 10
> times the original speed means we also leak around 10 times as much per
> minute.
> Upgrading to 9.16.2 (and also libuv 1.36.0) makes no difference - the
> same memory leak is observed.

Is there anything unusual in your server configuration?

Evan Hunt -- each at
Internet Systems Consortium, Inc.

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