socket leak in FreeBSD 4.7

Scot Loach sloach at
Fri Jun 20 04:03:55 PDT 2003

Yes, I'm running some custom patches, that must be it.  Thanks for trying to
reproduce it anyway, at least now I have an idea where to look.


-----Original Message-----
From: Mike Silbersack [mailto:silby at]
Sent: Friday, June 20, 2003 4:07 AM
To: Scot Loach
Cc: 'freebsd-net at'
Subject: Re: socket leak in FreeBSD 4.7

I don't see this on my 4.8 or 5.x systems.  Are you running any custom
patches on that machine's kernel?

Alternately, can anyone else with a 4.7 or earlier machine replicate this


Mike "Silby" Silbersack

On Thu, 19 Jun 2003, Scot Loach wrote:

> If I execute the following program on a FreeBSD 4.7 system:
> int main()
> {
>     for (int i = 0; i < 70000; i++)
>     {
>         socket(PF_INET, SOCK_STREAM, 0);
>     }
>     return 0;
> }
> the sockets never seem to be freed.

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