Wireshark-dev: Re: [Wireshark-dev] Microsoft Visual C Version 6 support is a bitoutdated ...
From: "Douglas Pratley" <[email protected]>
Date: Wed, 20 Dec 2006 11:15:38 -0000

> -----Original Message-----
> From: [email protected] 
> [mailto:[email protected]] On Behalf Of Guy Harris
> Sent: 20 December 2006 10:36
> To: Developer support list for Wireshark
> Subject: Re: [Wireshark-dev] Microsoft Visual C Version 6 
> support is a bitoutdated ...
> Douglas Pratley wrote:
> > 
> > If everyone has followed the guidelines and used the "g_" functions 
> > for allocation and deallocation, then all memory should be being 
> > allocated from one CRT, so it may well just all "work". Would it be 
> > worth checking the code to make sure that it doesn't use other 
> > allocation functions anywhere?
> If those are the documented guidelines, the documentation 
> needs to be updated - the ep_ and se_ routines are what 
> dissectors should use in almost all cases (so that they don't 
> have to worry about freeing what they allocate).

Yes, sorry, for dissectors the guidelines say to use those routines.
I've been primarily fiddling with the GUI code and using GStrings...

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