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

From: Nik Clayton <nik_at_ngo.org.uk>
Date: 2006-11-10 19:33:33 CET

Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:
> 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

Thanks for all the comments chaps, that makes things a fair bit clearer.

In gratitude, I offer up:

     http://jc.ngo.org.uk/svnweb/subversion/

It behaves a little differently to ViewVC, because I don't like the way
ViewVC does things. If those things annoy you too you'll probably like
that. Of course, if you don't, they won't.

N

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