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[Freeciv-Dev] (PR#15092) get_data_dirs() memory leak

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Subject: [Freeciv-Dev] (PR#15092) get_data_dirs() memory leak
From: "Christian Prochaska" <>
Date: Sat, 7 Jan 2006 20:24:38 -0800
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> [kauf - So 08. Jan 2006, 02:15:37]:
> On Sat, Jan 07, 2006 at 05:57:56PM -0800, Christian Prochaska wrote:
> > 
> > in utility/shared.c the function "get_data_dirs" allocates memory for a
> > list of strings, but this memory is never freed. 
> can or is get_data_dirs() called more than once? Can it be called by a
> user? If the answer to all of these is "no", then I don't see much of 
> a problem.
> -mike

Ok, I've just learned that "still reachable" reports by valgrind are
nothing to worry about, because the memory will be freed automatically
by the operating system. No problem then.

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