PM57490: Purify does not detect a memory leak

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APAR status

  • Closed as Permanent restriction.

Error description

  • Purify does not detect a memory leak
    

Local fix

Problem summary

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    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
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    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
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    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
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    The example in the description should not leak 4 bytes. It
    allocates 8 an byte buffer, and when it's address is passed
    to the deallocator (delete), the entire buffer is freed, no
    matter what kind of pointer is used to reference it.
    

Problem conclusion

  • Works as designed
    

Temporary fix

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APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PM57490

  • Reported component name

    RATL PURIFY WIN

  • Reported component ID

    5724I4200

  • Reported release

    701

  • Status

    CLOSED PRS

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2012-02-06

  • Closed date

    2013-04-02

  • Last modified date

    2013-04-02

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More support for:

Rational Purify

Software version:

7.0.1

Reference #:

PM57490

Modified date:

2013-04-02

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