[Rpm-maint] [rpm-software-management/rpm] Cleanups for running external programs (#1047)

Panu Matilainen notifications at github.com
Wed Feb 5 10:37:28 UTC 2020


Yup, and also there are any number of other places that do rpmlog() after forking, so that might call for some more central solution. Whatever that may be.

As for MALLOC_CHECK, somebody debugging rpm memory usage with MALLOC_CHECK *will* want to turn off tracing into children, whereas somebody tracing children memory use specifically under rpm scriptlet execution seems like a highly unlikely situation. Not that MALLOC_CHECK manipulation really belongs to rpm, so I'm not opposed to dropping it, just the rationale seems dubious.

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