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Subject: Re: [boost] C++ announcements coming tomorrow
From: Andrey Semashev (andrey.semashev_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-11-05 03:22:45

On November 5, 2012 6:06:42 AM "Stephan T. Lavavej"
<stl_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> [Andrey Semashev]
> > +1, I had reported a memory leak bug [1] to MS and had been told that
> > the behavior is correct as it doesn't contradict the Standard. I can't
> > trust the vendor that treats users this way and declares a memory leak
> > as a valid behavior. I doubt I will ever bother reporting any other
> > bugs in MSVC.
> > [1] The leak appeared in STL streams, if initialized multiple times.
> > Here's a code snippet:
> >
> > I didn't keep a reference to the MS bug tracker and I can't find it now.
> This was Dev10#831920/Connect#518512. I can't load the Connect link
> anymore (it is supposed to be
> and I don't know why it's broken) but I can still see the comments
> through Team Foundation Server. This behavior was really, truly
> conformant to the Standard - I was surprised too, so I had to ask P.J.
> Plauger for an explanation. Here are the comments:


Thank you Stephan for digging it out. But I still don't agree with your
conclusions and consider it a serious bug.

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