[alsa-devel] PCM -- no need to release params mem nor close handle?
John.Utz at dmx.com
Fri Mar 23 17:51:49 CET 2007
I wondered about this myself.
point of clarity; if this bit of email illumination had been in the docs, nobody would have wondered. :-)
From: alsa-devel-bounces at alsa-project.org on behalf of Jaroslav Kysela
Sent: Fri 3/23/2007 9:50 AM
Cc: alsa-devel at alsa-project.org
Subject: Re: [alsa-devel] PCM -- no need to release params mem nor close handle?
On Fri, 23 Mar 2007, intellij wrote:
> I am looking at PCM interface manual
> It tells that there are an open and set_params functions but nothing
> about close(). Furthermore, the description of open()
> neither tells that. Ok, I have realized from the examples. However, even
> the examples demonstrate no params deallocation. You call the
> snd_pcm_hw_params_alloca(&hwparams) but never release the allocated
> memory. Why?
Do 'man alloca' and 'man malloc' and compare these two memory allocation
Jaroslav Kysela <perex at suse.cz>
Linux Kernel Sound Maintainer
ALSA Project, SUSE Labs
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