[geos-devel] GEOS cross-heap problems

Mateusz Loskot mateusz at loskot.net
Wed May 13 09:42:25 EDT 2009

Frank Warmerdam wrote:
> strk wrote:
>> On Wed, May 13, 2009 at 12:19:23AM -0400, Frank Warmerdam wrote:
>> Only, it'll have to stay (I've read Mateusz suggesting using
>> type-specific destroyers).
> I cannot imagine why a type specific destroyer would be needed
> for simple malloc()/free() buffer allocations.


But GEOS user does not know what allocator is hidden behind 
GEOSGeomToWKT function and he does *not* need or want to know.

GEOSFree exposes all the meat that is supposed be encapsulated
and it makes GEOS C API not symmetric so confusing.

Best regards,
Mateusz Loskot, http://mateusz.loskot.net

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