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README.md

Name

no-pool-nginx - NGINX patch to disable NGINX's memory pool for debugging.

Description

This is a set of a patch files to the nginx source. It replaces nginx's pool machanism with plain malloc & free to help tools like valgrind's memcheck to detect memory issues more reliably.

Usage

cd nginx-VERSION/
patch -p1 < /path/to/nginx-VERSION-no_pool.patch
./configure
make
make install

Copyright & License

This program is licenced under the BSD licence.

Copyright (c) 2010-2016, Yichun "agentzh" Zhang agentzh@gmail.com, CloudFlare Inc.

Copyright (c) 2010, Shrimp shrimp0597@gmail.com.

All rights reserved.

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