Re: memory leak in CComCreator::CreateInstance?

"Igor Tandetnik" <>
Mon, 5 Mar 2007 19:20:48 -0500
Eric <> wrote:

Detected memory leaks!
Dumping objects ->
{115} normal block at 0x00DBA8A8, 68 bytes long.

When breaking at allocation 115 which causes the problem, I've got the
following call stack (top to bottom):
user32.dll, ole32.dll, rpcrt4.dll, etc.
my.exe!ATL::CComClassFactory::CreateInstance() (line 3299 in atlcom.h
on hRes=m_pfnCreateInstance(pUnkOuter,riid,ppvObj);)
my.exe!ATL::CComCreator2<>::CreateInstance() (line 1880 in atlcom.h on
my.exe!ATL::CComCreator<>::CreateIntance() (line 1799 in atlcom.h on
ATLTRY(p=new T1(pv)))
my.exe!operator new

This means that a COM object created at this point was never deleted.
That, in turn, most likely means that you have reference counting
problem somewhere. See _ATL_DEBUG_INTERFACES and other ATL debugging
With best wishes,
    Igor Tandetnik

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