[Gdal-dev] memory leaks (?) from using importFromESRI

Frank Warmerdam warmerdam at pobox.com
Fri Sep 17 01:48:12 EDT 2004

Ben Discoe wrote:
> When i call:  OGRSpatialReference::importFromESRI()
> it calls:  InitDatumMappingTable()
> which allocates a bunch of stuff, including a big array like this:
>     papszDatumMapping = (char
> **)CPLCalloc(sizeof(char*),nMaxDatumMappings*3);
> This memory never seems to get freed.  I looked for, but didn't find, a
> function like FreeDatumMappingTable().
> Is there any way to avoid this leak?


There does not seem to be a way around this.  If you file a bug on it, I will
try to rectify this by the 1.2.3 release.

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