Re: Memory Leak?


>         I'm just learning how to use g_object_get and was wondering if this
> function contained a memory leak:
> static void color_changed(GtkColorButton *caller, GtkWidget *label) {
>     GdkColor *color;
>     g_object_get(caller, "color", &color, NULL);
>     gtk_widget_modify_fg(label, GTK_STATE_NORMAL, color);
> }

Yes, this function leaks. GdkColor is GBoxed, which means that is
beaing copied when you call g_object_get. You should free it with
gdk_color_free( color ) or g_boxed_free( GDK_TYPE_COLOR, color )
before returning from callback.

Tadej Borovšak
tadeboro gmail com
tadej borovsak gmail com

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