Virtual Memory Consumption of Cyrus IMAPd

Mohamed Magdi Abbas abbasmm at
Tue Jul 20 13:58:36 EDT 2004

Rob Siemborski wrote:
> On Mon, 19 Jul 2004, Andrew Brink wrote:
>> I have also seen this sasauthd memory leak on a Debian box.  A simple 
>> restart always fixes the problem for me too.
> When we get reports like this it inevitably turns out to be the PAM 
> module leaking memory, not saslauthd itself.

But then why would a restart of saslauthd itself fix things, i.e. 
release the swap space (it or someother piece down the line) used up?

> -Rob
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