Bad free() ignored

Russ Allbery rra at stanford.edu
Tue Jul 3 18:29:52 UTC 2001


Katsuhiro Kondou <Katsuhiro_Kondou at isc.org> writes:
> "anuska" <anuska at udc.es> wrote;

>>  I have INN2.3.2 installed, and every five minutes a message appears in
>>  the errlog file:

>>          Bad free() ignored

>> The server is running, but I don't know what this error means...

> That message can be found in lib/malloc.c and innfeed/malloc.c.  These
> should not be used, unless you explicitly do so.  And the message are
> pushed by something spawned by innd.

I think glibc can also print that on occasion, if you free something
twice....

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Russ Allbery (rra at stanford.edu)             <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>


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