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From: Peter Dimov (pdimov_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-08-25 18:25:39

Christian Henning wrote:
> Hi guys, I think I could figure out what these two memory leaks
> produce.
> Basically it happens when allocating memory for "threadmon_mutex" in
> file tss_hooks.cpp[29]. This variable is never deallocated (deleted).
> Which leads us two the second leaks. Since threadmon_mutex is of type
> boost::mutex, the first member is a pointer to a critical section.
> Also this pointer points to an allocated chunk of memory on the heap
> and since it's owner is never deleted, it's also never deleted.
> I think that causes the problem and should be easily to remvove.
> Basically the counterpart to void init_threadmon_mutex(void) is
> missing.
> I'm just wondering why Purify doesn't show anything.

Because Purify is smart and doesn't report false leaks.

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