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Re: SVN::Client -- why does this leak?

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_red-bean.com>
Date: 2006-11-10 16:05:23 CET

On 11/10/06, Malcolm Rowe <malcolm-svn-dev@farside.org.uk> wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 10, 2006 at 08:27:41AM +0000, Nik Clayton wrote:
> > Ah. So if I have a pool, create an object of type A in it, delete that
> > object, and then create a second object of type A in the pool, the pool
> > won't reuse the memory allocated for the first object, and will instead
> > grow in size?
> >
> There's no concept of 'deleting an object' within APR's memory pool
> scheme, only of clearing/destroying a pool, so yes.

In other words, in a pool-based memory paradigm, the only three
concepts which exist are:

  * allocate an object in some pool
  * create a subpool of a pool
  * clear/destroy a pool

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