<i18n dev> RFR: JDK-8025712, , (props) Possible memory leak in java_props_md.c / ParseLocale

Naoto Sato naoto.sato at oracle.com
Thu Oct 10 15:14:40 PDT 2013

You could, but that part only relates to the @euro locales handling, 
which is at this moment almost obsolete, let alone for MacOSX platform. 
So the current code should work fine.


On 10/10/13 1:23 PM, Dan Xu wrote:
> Good catch, Chris.
> Btw, according to the description, it seems the block in #ifndef
> __linux__ is the workaround only for Solaris. Shall we use a more strict
> macro here instead of #ifndef __linux__? Thanks!
> -Dan
> On 10/10/2013 02:22 AM, Chris Hegarty wrote:
>> Dan,
>> Your changes look fine to me.
>> While looking at this I notice that there is another potential leak.
>> If the malloc for temp fails, then we need to free lc ( for MAC only
>> ), right?
>> -Chris.
>> On 10/09/2013 07:51 PM, Dan Xu wrote:
>>> Hi All,
>>> This fix is to solve the memory leak issue in ParseLocale() function of
>>> jdk/src/solaris/native/java/lang/java_props_md.c. Because the locale,
>>> lc, is copied into temp, it is not necessary to do the strdup(), which
>>> leads to the memery leak. The fix simply removes the line of strdup
>>> operation. Thanks!
>>> Webrev: http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~dxu/8025712/webrev/
>>> Bug: https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8025712
>>> -Dan

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