[Libav-user] Cleaning AVFrame properly

Venkateswaran.S venketeswaran2015 at gmail.com
Mon Apr 1 11:48:12 EEST 2019

Apologise for the typos.
I'm creating AVFrame object using av_frame_alloc() function and clearing it
using av_frame_free(&frame) which internally calls av_frame_unref(), but
it's not cleaning the memory properly. Heap size of my app grows
exponentially in run time.

As far as I know, av_frame_free() calls av_freep() which calls av_free() to
free the dynamic memory. Memory gets cleaned, If I use
av_free(frame->data[0]) directly instead of av_frame_free(&frame)

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