talloc-2.1.12 issues with library destructor
metze at samba.org
Tue Apr 3 11:43:12 UTC 2018
> So if I understand correctly then cannot cause any problem in samba
> and thus fixing https://bugzilla.samba.org/show_bug.cgi?id=7587
> was not necessary.
> And as it was mention in this thread, using destructor in talloc is much worse
> then using atexit (which caused issues just on FreeBSD when used in shared
> What do you think about reverting 41b6810ba01f44537f470c806adb8686e1a39c48
> and changing documentation for the function talloc_autofree_context that
> it is recommended to used just in daemons and not in shared libraries?
> IMHO, the intention mentioned in doc-comment for talloc_autofree_context
> still make a sense:
> * This is a handy utility function that returns a talloc context
> * which will be automatically freed on program exit. This can be used
> * to reduce the noise in memory leak reports.
> And it works well if it is used in daemon an not in shared library
> (because atexit would be executed just once).
I'm working on something similar, I'll post patches shortly.
I think bug #7587 can already be closed as Samba doesn't use
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