Re: [xslt] xmlFree vs free

On Thu, Mar 06, 2003 at 12:51:06PM -0800, Jerome Pesenti wrote:
> Is it safe to use "free" instead of "xmlFree"?

  in general no, the malloc routines may have been redefined
and this may lead to a crash. I think this may also give troubles on
Windows, in general it makes the code less portable. This may work
in most case but I remember it was giving troubles on some
Windows setups for example.

> The particular case I am interested in is html_str
> after calling:
> xsltSaveResultToString(&html_str, &size, html_doc,
> sheet).

  Better to use xmlFree() in general,


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