Re: Memory Leaks - Can you help me find them in ths snippet

"Daniel T." <>
Mon, 28 Jan 2008 22:39:34 -0500
"" <> wrote:

I am writing some c++ code that interacts with a native C library and
have to do some dynamic memory allocation to support it. I am getting
memory leaks and I think this piece of code is the culprit. Can
anyone tell me what I might be doing wrong?

Yes. Remove the mallocs and deletes. Use std::vectors instead.

   vector< vector< char > > columns( lColumnCount,

   //put the data in the char**
   for ( int column_index = 0; column_index < lColumnCount;
      strcpy (&columns[column_index].front(),
   //do some stuff with columns

Or maybe better:

   vector< string > columns( lColumnCount );

   //put the data in the char**
   for ( int column_index = 0; column_index < lColumnCount;
      columns[column_index] = CStringColumnName[column_index];
   //do some stuff with columns

Or maybe better still:

   vector< string > columns;

   copy( CStringColumnName, CStringColumnName + lColumnCount,
         back_inserter( columns ) );

   //do some stuff with columns

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