[fpc-pascal] Memory Leak's in XMLRead unit

African Wild Dog paintedlycaon at gmail.com
Wed Nov 8 13:52:22 CET 2017

2017-11-07 23:57 GMT-02:00 Michael Van Canneyt <michael at freepascal.org>:

> The "memory leak" is the exception object: you are not catching the
> exception.
> Change your program to the below, and you'll see that it is not leaking
> memory in the XML routines itself.
> Michael.

In fact, protecting with Try..Except does not generate the leak. I will try
to reproduce this error again. I noticed this behavior in my FCGI APP: a
client was sending a mal-formed XML content and my app was generating the

My environment: Linux Debian Stretch 64 bits - Lazarus 1.6.4 - fpc 3.0.2.

I'm quite impressed with the processing power of fastcgi fcl-web
applications: they consume little memory (less than 2 MB per instance) and
are very fast to process the requests.

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