Re: Memory leak in flex generated file

haberg@math.su.se (Hans Aberg)
27 Oct 2005 02:13:00 -0400

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From: haberg@math.su.se (Hans Aberg)
Newsgroups: comp.compilers
Date: 27 Oct 2005 02:13:00 -0400
Organization: Mathematics
References: 05-10-140 05-10-161
Keywords: lex

John Millaway <johnmillaway@yahoo.com> wrote:


> > I am using flex and bison to parse HTTP headers. After some
> > investigation i found a memory leak in flex generated file with
> > valgrind tool.


> Hi, This was fixed years ago. The last work done on Flex can be found at
> http://lex.sourceforge.net/ -John


I think that the latest Flex version will still leak the character buffer
it allocates.


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    Hans Aberg


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