Re: memory leaks
* red floyd:
On Feb 2, 4:24 pm, Jorgen Grahn <grahn+n...@snipabacken.se> wrote:
On Mon, 2010-01-25, Larry wrote:
Just out of curiosity: did you define this one somewhere, or are
Microsoft daft enough to push a differently named std::memset()?
Microsoft is that daft.
I agree :-), but in this particular case it's not so. ZeroMemory is a Windows
API function. It's available whether you program in C or Pascal or Fortran, say
(actually I don't know about Fortran, it's near 30 years since I last rode that
beast, but I'm pretty sure it can be used also from Fortran).
The OP's code was
Buffer *buff = new Buffer;
and by the rules of C++ he could just have written
Buffer* buff = new Buffer(); // That's it.
by ?5.3.4/15 second main dash, which in C++98 reads "If the new-initializer is
of the form (), default-initialization shall be performed" (and I guess that's
changed to "value initialization" in C++03, but I'm not checking that).
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