proper init and destruction

Marcus Brinkmann marcus.brinkmann at
Tue Jan 29 14:07:57 CET 2008

At Tue, 29 Jan 2008 11:43:39 +0000,
Vassilios Zafiropoulos <vasili3000 at> wrote:
> this call uses only once some 1500 bytes that are never released. Is there something I can do about it? am i missing something on proper initialization and destruction of the library internal structures?
> also, in some other part of the lib i am debugging, successive calls to 
> gcry_check_version
> allocate up to 500 bytes that are never released. Do you have any clues on that?

Some results are cached statically in libgcrypt.  This is not a bug.

A bug would be unbounded growth of memory allocations.


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