[FFmpeg-devel] Memory leaks using x265 encoder

Nicolas George george at nsup.org
Wed Jan 2 17:34:28 EET 2019

Oliver Collyer (2019-01-02):
> I guess the OS frees it up on application exit, but that seems a messy
> way to be going about things, I guess that's why the developers of
> x265 provided the function.

There is nothing messy about it. Also, other parts of the project do
things like that without freeing, and even without providing an API to
free it. Including internal components.

This is not a leak, it is short-sightedness by leak detectors.


  Nicolas George

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