Re: GObject: Freeing memory of instance members?

David Nečas (Yeti) wrote:
> On Thu, May 03, 2007 at 09:51:05PM +0200, ?ystein Johansen wrote:
>> I have an instance struct that has a pointer to a some data that's
>> dynamically allocated in a method. How can I free this memory when the
>> object is finalzed? Is this done automatically in g_object_unref() (when
>> refcounter is zero) ?
> When the reference count reaches zero and the object is
> finalized, its finalize() method is called.  And that's
> where you should free any possibly allocated memory.

Aha, but how/where to I set the pointer to the finalize() function?

> Remember to chain up parent class finalize() method in your
> finalize().

I will! :-)


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