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Re: lynx-dev memory leaks vs corruption

From: pg
Subject: Re: lynx-dev memory leaks vs corruption
Date: Fri, 4 Dec 1998 10:26:34 -0700 (MST)

In a recent note, Larry W. Virden said:

> Date: Thu, 3 Dec 1998 23:03:26 -0500 (EST)
> memory leak
>       The result of allocating memory (ala calloc/malloc/etc.) but not
>       free-ing the memory after finishing it's use.  
> memory corruption
>       The result of writing more data out than is available - for instance
>       writing 30 bytes of data into a 20 byte long array...
> -- 
I would also count as "memory corruption" the result of free-ing the
same pointer value more than once.

-- gil

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