dbus 0.23.3

John (J5) Palmieri johnp at redhat.com
Thu Mar 10 09:17:41 PST 2005

On Thu, 2005-03-10 at 11:59 -0500, Joe Shaw wrote:
> Hi,
> On Thu, 2005-03-10 at 09:26 -0500, John (J5) Palmieri wrote:
> > Was the memory leak also in HEAD and now that you patched the mono
> > bindings should I do a point release of 0.31?
> Yes, the leaks were also in HEAD and I fixed them there as well.  The
> only thing I wasn't sure about is whether strings extracted from
> dbus_message_iter_get_basic() need to be freed.  My brief investigation
> seemed to imply that they didn't.

No they don't need to be freed as the message still owns the string and
will free it itself when you unref the message.

> Anyway, a new release would probably be a good idea sooner or later, but
> I wouldn't do a point release.  It seems people have expectations of
> compatibility there, and I know that Colin has checked in additional
> work on the glib bindings. :)

Uhgg. I'll talk to Colin about it but I guess a 0.32 would be in order

John (J5) Palmieri
Associate Software Engineer
Desktop Group
Red Hat, Inc.
Blog: http://martianrock.com

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