[linux-dvb] [PATCH] Memory leak in dem

Andrew de Quincey adq_dvb at lidskialf.net
Tue Mar 28 12:33:08 CEST 2006

On Monday 27 March 2006 22:42, Trent Piepho wrote:
> There is a memory lead in the demuxer, it's possible to open the dvr0
> device several times, each time after the first will leak the dvr buffer. 
> This patch fixes that by only allowing a single read mode open, which is
> what the API says should be the case.  It's still possible to open multiple
> times in write mode. This doesn't seem to cause a problem and could be a
> useful thing to do.  It would allow separate processes/threads to send
> audio/video/subtitles to a decoder.
> This is my first time using mercurial, so hopefully I got the patch format
> correct.

Looks cool to me.

Anyone else have any problems with it? If not, I'll apply it tomorrow.

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