[postgis-users] pgsql2shp memory leak

strk at refractions.net strk at refractions.net
Wed Dec 15 00:55:11 PST 2004

On Wed, Dec 15, 2004 at 11:15:57AM +1300, Bryce Watkins wrote:
> Hi folks,
> I am having a problem dumping a large table (3,000,000 + records) using
> pgsql2shp.  It appears to consume more and more memory for every record it
> processes (ie. as more X's are displayed, more memory is allocated to the
> process).  So am wondering if anyone else has seen the same problem.
> Am running postgresql 7.4.6 on FreeBSD 5.2.1 with postgis 0.9.0 (pgsql2shp.c
> version 1.53)
> Cheers,
> Bryce.

I've plugged it. I suggest you download latest version from the
pgis_0_9_0 branch, as many other bugs have been filled since 1.53.


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