[Ffmpeg-devel] how about using posix_memalign?
D Richard Felker III
Mon Apr 11 16:41:07 CEST 2005
On Mon, Apr 11, 2005 at 03:47:04PM +0200, Ronald S. Bultje wrote:
> On Mon, 11 Apr 2005, Wolfram Gloger wrote:
> > > Free() on memalign'ed memory gives problems at least on Linux, see the
> > > GNOME bugzilla report in my original email.
> > That was with valgrind only, AFAICS. free() on memalign()ed memory
> > works just fine on Linux, at least since 1995 and probably even
> > before.
> That's fine, since I use valgrind a lot (for me, it's a cheap and
> acceptable memory/call profiler and memory debugger). Anyway, I don't care
> enough; disregard the patch if you don't care about this.
> The automatic next step is that ffmpeg has never been valgrinded; that
> worries me a bit.
I see the developers talking about bugs they found with valgrind all
the time. Again, IF YOU CLAIM MEMALIGN IS BROKEN, then tell us EXACTLY
what libc/valgrind/etc. versions you are using. Because no one else
has had trouble, as far as I know.
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