Solved

resource leak in CreateSolidBrush

Posted on 2003-10-30
3
419 Views
Last Modified: 2013-11-20
What is wrong with this code?

CodeSnitch of Entrek (utility that allows profiling WinCE) emphasise the line with CreateSolidBrush as a resourse leak.

Assuming that in my test application there is no use of the m_Brush, this leak is really weird.

Can you explane it?

CPOEApp::CPOEApp(LPCTSTR lpszAppName): CWinApp(lpszAppName)

{

    m_Brush.CreateSolidBrush(TOP_LABEL_COLOR); //resource leak

}

CPOEApp::~CPOEApp()

{

    m_Brush.DeleteObject();

}

Stas K
0
Comment
Question by:stkash
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
3 Comments
 
LVL 48

Accepted Solution

by:
AlexFM earned 125 total points
ID: 9650254
It's OK even without call to DeleteObject, since it is deleted in CBrush destructor.
There are 3 types of memory leak messages in the tools like CodeSnitch:

1) Points to your error
2) Points to error is some other code you are using - there is nothing to do
3) No error at all.

I guess this is of type 3.
0
 
LVL 8

Expert Comment

by:martynjpearson
ID: 9650652
Are you getting a memory leak too? It could be that the object that contains the brush is not being deleted, hence you would get a resource leak.

All the best
Martyn
0
 

Author Comment

by:stkash
ID: 9650664
no, I get only the resource leak
0

Featured Post

Enroll in May's Course of the Month

May’s Course of the Month is now available! Experts Exchange’s Premium Members and Team Accounts have access to a complimentary course each month as part of their membership—an extra way to increase training and boost professional development.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Introduction: Ownerdraw of the grid button.  A singleton class implentation and usage. Continuing from the fifth article about sudoku.   Open the project in visual studio. Go to the class view – CGridButton should be visible as a class.  R…
Introduction: Dialogs (2) modeless dialog and a worker thread.  Handling data shared between threads.  Recursive functions. Continuing from the tenth article about sudoku.   Last article we worked with a modal dialog to help maintain informat…
This video will show you how to get GIT to work in Eclipse.   It will walk you through how to install the EGit plugin in eclipse and how to checkout an existing repository.
A short tutorial showing how to set up an email signature in Outlook on the Web (previously known as OWA). For free email signatures designs, visit https://www.mail-signatures.com/articles/signature-templates/?sts=6651 If you want to manage em…
Suggested Courses

752 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question