Subject: Re: [boost] [thread] Memory leak in Boost.Thread?
From: Stefan Strasser (strasser_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-08-27 07:25:07
> a Fedora user has reported a potential memory leak in Boost.Thread (see
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=627875 for details), detected
> with Valgrind in (at least) versions 1.41.0 and 1.44.0.
> Is that really a memory leak?
most likely not. the memory in question is freed by a deleter of
pthread_key_create, which means when the (main) thread is exited.
valgrind apparently does the leak checking before that.
here's the code in question:
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