[Libreoffice] Memory leak in ./build/libreoffice-

Norbert Thiebaud nthiebaud at gmail.com
Sun Oct 24 06:06:02 PDT 2010

On Sun, Oct 24, 2010 at 7:55 AM, julien <serval2412 at yahoo.fr> wrote:
> Hi,
> I keep on with cppcheck and i found 3 functions in the this file with a call
> to "malloc" without call to "free" :
> xmlMallocLoc and xmlMallocAtomicLoc and xmlMemStrdupLoc

By the name of it, I would expect these function to do a malloc
without a free. I have not looked at the code, but the name imply
that these function are meant to allocate memory... there is probalby
an xmlFreeLoc function somewhere.


> As it's an external library, i checked on the last dev version and it's the
> same.
> Is it again a false positive ?
> as i'm not sure, i reported a bugtrack 633027 on Gnome bugzilla,
> https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=633027
> Moreover, would it be useful if i add the error report of cppcheck on a new
> thread or would it just pollute ?
> I thought of this because it's very long to run (i've got Athlon 64 2800
> with 1GB) and perhaps it could save time for others.
> Julien.
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