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Bug 1362397 - Mem leak in meta_default_readv in meta xlators
Summary: Mem leak in meta_default_readv in meta xlators
Alias: None
Product: GlusterFS
Classification: Community
Component: unclassified
Version: mainline
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
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Blocks: 1364522 1365734
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2016-08-02 06:48 UTC by Mohammed Rafi KC
Modified: 2017-03-27 18:18 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

Fixed In Version: glusterfs-3.9.0
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: 1364522 (view as bug list)
Last Closed: 2017-03-27 18:18:24 UTC
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Description Mohammed Rafi KC 2016-08-02 06:48:07 UTC
Description of problem:

Meta xlators leaking iobuf and iobref in read code path, from the function meta_default_readv

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. create a volume and do a fuse mount
2. read the file /mnt/.meta/version in loop

Actual results:


Expected results:

there should not be any memleak

Additional info:

Comment 1 Mohammed Rafi KC 2016-08-02 06:50:25 UTC
I opened the bug in glusterd, because I couldn't find a component named meta.

Comment 2 Vijay Bellur 2016-08-02 06:53:42 UTC
REVIEW: (meta: fix memory leak in meta xlators) posted (#1) for review on master by mohammed rafi  kc (

Comment 3 Vijay Bellur 2016-08-05 10:57:00 UTC
COMMIT: committed in master by Raghavendra G ( 
commit d297d2bdfc4d5ba99c37b22dd1ae0f8e8e92fe7b
Author: Mohammed Rafi KC <>
Date:   Tue Aug 2 11:59:42 2016 +0530

    meta: fix memory leak in meta xlators
    meta xlator is leaking iobuf and iobrefs in read path
    This patch fixes memleak in meta_default_read code path
    Change-Id: Ieb413267604d9870dbe6e11258fffd279a7bd7cf
    BUG: 1362397
    Signed-off-by: Mohammed Rafi KC <>
    Smoke: Gluster Build System <>
    Reviewed-by: Pranith Kumar Karampuri <>
    CentOS-regression: Gluster Build System <>
    NetBSD-regression: NetBSD Build System <>
    Reviewed-by: Poornima G <>

Comment 4 Vijay Bellur 2016-08-05 14:06:58 UTC
REVIEW: (meta: fix memory leak in meta xlators) posted (#1) for review on release-3.7 by Oleksandr Natalenko (

Comment 5 Shyamsundar 2017-03-27 18:18:24 UTC
This bug is getting closed because a release has been made available that should address the reported issue. In case the problem is still not fixed with glusterfs-3.9.0, please open a new bug report.

glusterfs-3.9.0 has been announced on the Gluster mailinglists [1], packages for several distributions should become available in the near future. Keep an eye on the Gluster Users mailinglist [2] and the update infrastructure for your distribution.


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