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librelp 1.2.16

librelp 1.2.16 [download]

This new release of librelp provides API changes that allow better handling of oversize messages, as well as defining the listener interface. In addition, a few bugfixes for memory leaks and several minor issues are included.

For more details, please take a look at the changelog below.

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– API changes
  * add new API: relpSrvSetOversizeMode()
    This permits to tell librelp how to handle oversize messages.
    Traditionally (and now default), this aborts the session. We now
    added an option to truncate the message instead.
    Also, in case of session abort a descriptive error message is
    emitted. This did not happen previously and caused confusion.
    closes https://github.com/rsyslog/librelp/issues/81
  * add new API: relpSrvSetLstnAddr()
    It permits to set the listen address inside the relp server.
    If not called, the server will bind to all interfaces. 
    Thanks to github user perlei for contributing it.
– support additional hashes for fingerprint mode
  old-style SHA1 is used automatically
  Thanks to github user briaeros for the patch.
  see also https://github.com/rsyslog/librelp/pull/55
– bugfix: potential memory leak
  This is very unlikely to occur in practice. Memory can be leaked
  when TLS initialization fails when the client tries to connect
  to the server. However, if this actually happens, it can happen
  frequently and so accumulate to a large leak.
  No report of such occurence from practice.
  Detected by Coverity Scan, CID 266008.
– bugfix: memory leak on protocol error
  Receiving relp frames are not correctly deallocated while handling
  protocol errors resulting in memory leak of dirty pages.
  Thanks to github user gleentea for the patch.
  see also https://github.com/rsyslog/librelp/issues/59
  closes https://github.com/rsyslog/librelp/issues/60
– fixed a couple of minor issues:
  * fix memory leak when relp frame construction fails
    detected by clang static analyzer
  * removed unnecessary code
    detected by clang static analyzer
  * fix memory leak
    This leaks occurs if the process is already totally out of memory,
    a situation that is very rare and will also cuase other troubles.
    So the practical relevance of this patch looks rather slim.
    Detected by clang static analyzer.
  * fix memory leak on relpSrvRun() error
    this is kind of cosmetic, because it can only occur when the
    run fails, which usually should lead to termination of the
    calling application
    deteced by Coverity Scan, CID 266016
  * fix memory leak on relp listener construction error
    detected by Coverity Scan, CID 266014, 266015
  * also resolved all other issues reported by Coverity scan
– CI
  * added native testbench (formerly used rsyslog for testing)
  * added additional compile tests


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