tester needed: problems in 5.3R errata solved?

Kris Kennaway kris at obsecurity.org
Wed Apr 20 14:58:12 PDT 2005

On Wed, Apr 20, 2005 at 04:34:29PM -0400, Vivek Khera wrote:
> On Apr 20, 2005, at 11:48 AM, Hiroki Sato wrote:
> >Hi all,
> >
> > Before 5.4R is released, I would like to make sure which problems
> > described in 5.3R errata[*] are solved and which are not.
> > If you had a problem on 5.3R and you make sure it is solved (or
> > still persists) on 5.4-RC series, could you please inform us?
> > Any comments are welcome.  Thanks in advance.
> >
> this one:
> (31 Oct 2004) The results of netstat -m can become incorrect on SMP 
> systems when debug.mpsafenet is set to 1 (default). This is an error in 
> the statistics gathering because of a race condition in the counters, 
> not an actual memory leak.
> Still existed as of April 4 on amd64.  haven't had opportunity to 
> update this sever as it is in production.  can test tomorrow when 
> another box arrives... :-)

It still exists (and may not be fixed, because of the performance
penalty involved).

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