[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] memory leaks in libavformat/matroskadec.c

Vincent Penné vpenne
Wed Jan 2 14:34:05 CET 2008

 > Second patch fixed in a slightly different way (and there was no
 > mem leak here, only some old packets which were played after the
 > seek).

It was actually a real memory leak, because at the end of this function 
(matroska_read_seek), num_packets was set to zero, in effect emptying 
the packet queue, without deallocating it though.

It could easily leak dozens of megabytes after an intensive use of seeking.

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