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pgsql: Fix significant memory leak in contrib/xml2 functions.

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: pgsql-committers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: pgsql: Fix significant memory leak in contrib/xml2 functions.
Date: 2010-11-26 20:22:17
Message-ID: E1PM4oD-0001TS-6F@gemulon.postgresql.org (view raw or flat)
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Fix significant memory leak in contrib/xml2 functions.

Most of the functions that execute XPath queries leaked the data structures
created by libxml2.  This memory would not be recovered until end of
session, so it mounts up pretty quickly in any serious use of the feature.
Per report from Pavel Stehule, though this isn't his patch.

Back-patch to all supported branches.

Branch
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REL8_4_STABLE

Details
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http://git.postgresql.org/gitweb?p=postgresql.git;a=commitdiff;h=61f86180169cda1168a2f4829f3289323d7ec7ae

Modified Files
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contrib/xml2/xpath.c |  162 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++----------------------
1 files changed, 90 insertions(+), 72 deletions(-)

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