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buddy 10Sep2007 21:42

memory lead
what is mean by memory leak in c programming ?? can anyone explain with an example??plz.

DaWei 10Sep2007 21:51

Re: memory lead
If you allocate memory dynamically from the heap, then don't return it before the program exits, it's no longer available for other programs.

listendinesh 11Sep2007 10:23

Re: memory lead
Here is the example


int main()
char *buffer1;
char *buffer2;
buffer1 = (char *)malloc(5*sizeof(char));
buffer2 = (char *)malloc(5*sizeof(char));
buffer1 = buffer2; // This will lead Memory leak

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