[vlc-devel] Re: A possible memory leak in VLC src/misc/mtime.c

Gildas Bazin gbazin at altern.org
Tue Jan 11 11:44:16 CET 2005

On Monday 10 January 2005 13:02, stage.nexvision at laposte.net wrote:
> Hi all,
>    I was just looking into your code, and I see that the mdate function in 
mtime.c is 
> initializing a CriticalSection object but never delete it. Of course, it 
is easier to do it 
> this way (initialized once because it's static) but there is no way to 
delete the critical 
> section.
> That CS could be embedded in a global object, because it is unique in the 
> process, initialized in the global init code, and free in the global free 

In this case it would only makes sense to delete the critical section when 
the process is terminating... which renders this delete quite useless.


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