Re: [Ekiga-list] mem leak and undesired OPTIONS and PUBLISH calls

>>>>> "ED" == Eugen Dedu <Eugen Dedu pu-pm univ-fcomte fr> writes:

>> I left it running for a few hours, and the RSS and VM values show
>> evidence of a significant leak.

ED> This has just been fixed, see


>> It also sends SIP OPTIONS calls to three of the registrars which I
>> configured, using my posix username at each host,

ED> I think this was fixed by
ED> Where
ED> more precisely is your posix username put in OPTIONS?

And example from wireshark's summary buffer:


The string 'cloos' does not exist in the config for that provider.
I suppose it might get it from my account name rather than
from getuid(2) and getpwnam(3), but that is the only place it exists
in my ekiga config.

ED> The reason of those OPTIONS is to keep NAT alive, so they should be
ED> sent no matter if it gets error or not.

Every second, though, is too often.  And it should use the configured
user or auth user name for each remote proxy.  The time between should
be configurable.  I'd prefer 45 seconds or so.  (Anything under 60
should work for udp nat here.)

>> I also noticed that if I remove a new account, ekiga does not stop
>> trying the register with it.  (In this case I removed it because
>> the registration didn't work.)

ED> Could you start a new e-mail thread and explain better what you do to
ED> reproduce this?


>> I didn't see any way of specifying that a given proxy does not do
>> presence.  Did I miss one?

ED> No, I think there is no such option.  Does this hurt you?  There are
ED> only a few packets dealing with presence.

I'd hate to get banned by sending crap packets to a pstn gateway service.



James Cloos <cloos jhcloos com>         OpenPGP: 1024D/ED7DAEA6

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