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1:43pm Tue 17th Oct, Christopher M.

> Is the 7579 bytes that were not free'd a significant amount? Or should I go in and make sure to free all of the memory to have 0 bytes of leaked memory?
I have a great Algorithms textbook named Compared to What? - Is 7579 bytes a lot? Compared to what? When any process terminates the operating system (naturally) reclaims its memory for (re)use by existing and future processes. If your program runs for a long time, such as server software that runs for weeks or months, then 7579 bytes would be significant if it was leaked for every transaction.

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