[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] avcodec/mpegvideo_enc: fix memory leak

Carl Eugen Hoyos ceffmpeg at gmail.com
Sun Sep 25 17:02:54 EEST 2016

2016-09-25 16:00 GMT+02:00 Nicolas George <george at nsup.org>:
> Le quartidi 4 vendémiaire, an CCXXV, Carl Eugen Hoyos a écrit :
>> > And without this, ffmpeg keeps using more and more memory.
>> > So while the memory is eventually freed when the encoding is done
>> I believe this defines it as not being a leak.
> I believe you are wrong. It is not the same kind of leaks than usual, and
> not the kind of leak that valgrind can detect, but any repeated allocations
> that are not freed in a timely fashion when they are not needed anymore
> constitute a leak.

Fine with me.
(I am just surprised that other developers have often used
another definition on our various bug trackers that makes
much more sense to me.)

Carl Eugen

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