[Bro] Memory leak output

John Donnelly jdonnelly at dyn.com
Mon Feb 2 04:57:07 PST 2015

I have built Bro with the perftools enabled and get similar messages ; the
pprof cli  notice I've seen doesn't work either.

On Sun, Feb 1, 2015 at 2:34 PM, Josh Liburdi <liburdi.joshua at gmail.com>

> Hey everyone,
> I'm performing testing for memory leaks and am running into an
> interesting perftools error message:
> Thread finding failed with -1 errno=1
> Could not find thread stacks. Will likely report false leak positives.
> Have memory regions w/o callers: might report false leaks
> Leak check net_run detected leaks of 1520 bytes in 10 objects
> The 1 largest leaks:
> Leak of 1520 bytes in 10 objects allocated from:
> If the preceding stack traces are not enough to find the leaks, try
> running THIS shell command:
> pprof bro "/tmp/bro.3885.net_run-end.heap" --inuse_objects --lines
> --heapcheck  --edgefraction=1e-10 --nodefraction=1e-10 --gv
> I can't tell what caused this error. Has anyone seen this before? This
> is my first time running a memory leak test and this is happening for
> all trace files, so I'm not sure if this is normal (guessing no).
> Josh
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