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Re: bin/47316: Memory leak in envstat with config file.
The following reply was made to PR bin/47316; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: David Holland <dholland-bugs%netbsd.org@localhost>
Subject: Re: bin/47316: Memory leak in envstat with config file.
Date: Thu, 13 Dec 2012 15:25:51 +0000
On Thu, Dec 13, 2012 at 12:45:05PM +0000, Marc Balmer wrote:
> A free() is not needed here (in fact even more free's can be removed) =
> because the program will exit just after that. No need to clean up the =
> dishes when the ship is sinking...
No, it is always better to tidy up. You don't know where the sources
might end up being used, and there are/have been platforms where it
can matter. Also it avoids noise when using leak-checking tools.
David A. Holland
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