[vbox-dev] Bug report (major, ressource leak)

Tim Rice tim at multitalents.net
Sat May 1 17:50:14 GMT 2010

0On Sat, 1 May 2010, Frank Mehnert wrote:

> On Saturday 01 May 2010, TwoThe wrote:
> > In line 395 iconv_open will acquire memory that is never freed.
> Thank you for this report!
> Your observation is correct and another leak is opts.convertcp which
> is allocated and never freed. However, this is only a minor leak because
> this file is part of mount.vboxsf --- a process which has a very short
> lifetime and all ressources are freed on process termination.

It may be a good idea to put a similar comment in the code so when
someone finds the same leaks later they don't waste time attempting to
fix or report.

> Kind regards,
> Frank

Tim Rice				Multitalents	(707) 887-1469
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