[R] R extension memory leak detection question

Bert Gunter bgunter@4567 @end|ng |rom gm@||@com
Fri Mar 12 18:35:38 CET 2021

This is the wrong list for such questions. Post to r-devel instead.


Bert Gunter

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On Fri, Mar 12, 2021 at 9:13 AM xiaoyan yu <xiaoyan.yu using gmail.com> wrote:

> I am writing C++ program based on R extensions and also try to test the
> program with google address sanitizer.
> I thought if we don't protect the variable from the allocation API such as
> Rf_allocVector, there will be a memory leak. However, the address sanitizer
> didn't report it. Is my understanding correct? Or I will see the memory
> leak only if I compile R source code with the address sanitizer.
>  Please help!
> Thanks,
> Xiaoyan
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