DIP 1025--Dynamic Arrays Only Shrink, Never Grow--Community Review Round 1
Ola Fosheim Grøstad
ola.fosheim.grostad at gmail.com
Tue Nov 12 17:45:51 UTC 2019
On Tuesday, 12 November 2019 at 17:25:06 UTC, Jab wrote:
> This would be a memory leak, not memory corruption:
> int slice = cast(int*)malloc(10 * int.sizeof)[0 .. 10];
> slice ~= 1;
> free(slice.ptr); // Oops!
Depends on the implementation of the garbage collector and C free.
If it frees the beginning of block that the GC has allocated
using malloc then it would indeed cause memory corruption as soon
at somebody else get the same block from malloc.
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