memory leaks

Marcus Brinkmann marcus.brinkmann at
Thu Jan 12 16:22:09 CET 2006

On Thu, 2006-01-12 at 15:05 +0100, Dirk Stoecker wrote:
> On Thu, 12 Jan 2006, Marcus Brinkmann wrote:
> > > You have better insight into the topic to 
> > > find out, how this would be needed to be implemented, as reference 
> > > counting in the current state with automatic initializer calls is a bit 
> > > complicated.
> > 
> > I don't understand what's complicated about it.  Can you elaborate?
> Reference counting would require exactly one INIT and one FINISH for each 
> party using the software. As there are "automagically" initialisations in 
> some calls, it may be complicated to track down different parties (e.g. 
> libraries, which do no explicit init call).

I understand now, thank you for the explanation.


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