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Subject: Re: [Boost-users] [Boost.Test] valgrind complains about invalid reads
From: Gennadiy Rozental (rogeeff_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-11-21 14:56:23

Peter Klotz wrote:
> James Sutherland wrote:
>> Try compiling a debug version. That will give you line numbers to
>> help you track it down easier.
>> James
> Found the problem. It was a non virtual destructor in class test_unit.
> Since test_unit is the base class of test_case, test_suite and
> master_test_suite_t it needs a virtual destructor.

No. It does not. We never delete test units through pointer to test_unit.

> In deregister_test_unit() a test_unit* pointer is passed which may
> actually point to a derived class. Calling delete without a virtual
> destructor leads to undefined behavior (and makes valgrind complain).

deregister_test_unit does not cause delete command. In fact it's being
call from destructor.


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