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Re: Bugs using delete (instead of delete[]) with new[]

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_red-bean.com>
Date: Mon, 8 Dec 2008 22:47:01 -0600

Oops, I think you meant to send this to the tortoisesvn developer list...
this list is about the svn core libraries, which are 100% pure C. We have
no "new" or "delete". :-)

On Dec 8, 2008 6:06 PM, "Shannon Barber" <shannonb_at_mrmx.com> wrote:

I recently have run several memory analysis tools on my one of my projects
and some corruption errors were detected in TortoiseSVN.dll.
The corruption is detected when a file-open dialog is closed.
Since Tortoise integrates with the shell, this is arguable an important bug
since every application is corrupting its free-store when open file dialogs
are closed.

There appears to be (at least) two locations where memory is allocated using
new[] but is freed using delete.
A review of the code searching for new[]'s and their corresponding delete or
delete[] might be the most effective way to fix this bug.
I have also included undecorated stack traces below (in case they help at
(I searched the Flyspray task list and the ChangeLog.txt and saw no mention
of delete/new new[] nor delete regarding memory allocation.)

This is the version I am using:
TortoiseSVN 1.5.2, Build 13595 - 32 Bit , 2008/07/31 17:04:57
Subversion 1.5.1,
apr 1.2.12
apr-utils 1.2.12
berkeley db 4.4.20
neon 0.28.2
OpenSSL 0.9.8g 19 Oct 2007
zlib 1.2.3

               TortoiseSVN.dll 0x0005CB70
               TortoiseSVN.dll 0x0005D23F
               TortoiseSVN.dll 0x000599EC
               TortoiseSVN.dll 0x0006F368
               msvcr90.dll 0x000221FF
               TortoiseSVN.dll 0x0004FEB7
               TortoiseSVN.dll 0x0005007F
               TortoiseSVN.dll 0x0005014C
               ntdll.dll 0x000011A4
               ntdll.dll 0x0001CBA6
               ntdll.dll 0x00016173
               ntdll.dll 0x000162D5
               kernel32.dll 0x00001BB4
               TortoiseStub.dll 0x00007597

               TortoiseSVN.dll 0x0005D342
               TortoiseSVN.dll 0x0005DDC9
               TortoiseOverlays.dll 0x0000CB72
               TortoiseOverlays.dll 0x0000D113
               TortoiseOverlays.dll 0x0000D6ED
               shell32.dll 0x0008ECCB
               shell32.dll 0x000419AC
               shell32.dll 0x0002F685
               shell32.dll 0x0002FB8F
               shell32.dll 0x0002FB57
               shell32.dll 0x0002FB1C
               shell32.dll 0x0002F8F4
               shell32.dll 0x000418EA
               shell32.dll 0x00036762
               shell32.dll 0x00041E97
               shell32.dll 0x00041696
               shell32.dll 0x000715D3
               comdlg32.dll 0x000068F9
               user32.dll 0x00008731
               user32.dll 0x00013740


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