Bug#287371: [xml/sgml-pkgs] Bug#287371: xsltproc: Probable memory leak (when using document()?)

Mike Hommey Mike Hommey <mh@glandium.org>, 287371@bugs.debian.org
Thu, 30 Dec 2004 14:05:06 +0900

On Mon, Dec 27, 2004 at 01:11:49PM +0100, Vincent Lefevre <vincent@vinc17.org> wrote:
> Package: xsltproc
> Version: 1.1.8-5
> Severity: important
> Here xsltproc takes up to 138 MB, making the whole system slow down
> due to swapping. This problem occurs when generating my blog page,
> where a document() is used for each blog item (this will change in
> the future, but the current behavior shouldn't occur). The sources
> are in a DocBook-based DTD that can be downloaded from
>   http://www.vinc17.org/DTD/website.dtd
> I'm not including the XML sources since this is quite complicated
> (lots of inclusions and dependencies). But if the bug is not known,
> I could try to build a simpler example.

Can you try with xsltproc from the experimental distribution? I know
several memleaks have been fixed there and in libxml2.