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From Damitha Kumarage <damith...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [Axis2] Fixing memory leaks
Date Thu, 27 Oct 2005 04:12:37 GMT
Hi ,

Paul Fremantle wrote:

> +1 samisa. It might be hard work now, but worth it.
>
>  Also I think based on the discussion we had with James, maybe its 
> possible to set some boundaries. We allocate all memory within that 
> execution path from a buffer,  and free all memory from the buffer at 
> the end.

Like we extracted hash from apr why don't we extract the memory pool 
from there too :)

damitha

>
> Paul
>
> On 10/26/05, *Sanjiva Weerawarana* <sanjiva@opensource.lk 
> <mailto:sanjiva@opensource.lk>> wrote:
>
>     On Wed, 2005-10-26 at 07:43 +0600, Samisa Abeysinghe wrote:
>     > Hi All,
>     >     There are few more memory leaks present in the axis2 C code.
>     > (Guththila leaks should be handled seperate IMO)
>     >
>     >     I would like to propose that we use the unit tests to
>     isolate memory
>     > leak problems as much as possible and fix those then and there.
>     I would
>     > like the allocation and de-allocation to be local to a given
>     > class(struct) and module. We should always be providing a free
>     interface
>     > that matches a create interface for each struct, and the free
>     mechanism
>     > should be responsible of dealing with all deallocations. If we
>     are to
>     > have too much coupling in terms of memory allocation and
>     deallocation
>     > across modules and structs, we would run into great trouble in
>     dealing
>     > with fixing leaks.
>     >
>     >     IMHO, it will be a good practice to be concerned of memory leaks
>     > right from the begining and leave no room for memory leaks as
>     much as
>     > possible. So lets try ro keep the memory leaks to *zero* :)
>
>     +1 :). I can imagine this is a bit hard but if we are careful its not
>     impossible!
>
>     Sanjiva.
>
>
>


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