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Thats wrong. WinNT based systems free all resources after the process exits
even if the process leaked something. This was somewhat a problem afaik with
win9x based systems with ui and gdi resources but also not with plain


-----Original Message-----
[]On Behalf Of Philippe Lhoste
Sent: Monday, June 10, 2002 5:57 PM
To: Multiple recipients of list
Subject: Re: Loadlib's callfromlib() - anybody using it?!?

Note that I don't think Windows releases automatically allocated memory, as
somebody reported memory leaks because he didn't knew the -c switch.
Windows closes file descriptors, but we still have to clean the memory after
ourselves. That's why Windows systems become instable after some time when
running bad applications: as they leak memory, the available resources are
slowly eaten.
That's why we have BoundsChecker, Purify, etc. :-)

Can I make a suggestion to put your quote in the new manual? Thank you.


Philippe Lhoste (Paris -- France)
Professional programmer and amateur artist

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