[vorbis-dev] memory allocations in codec
Andre.Timmermans at sbs.be
Tue Sep 3 01:05:10 PDT 2002
I was wondering why the decoder does so much malloc/alloca/free
within the inner decoding stages. Allocating everything at
the xxx_look() stages would:
- ensure that on exit of the look stage the decoder as grabbed
once and for all the resources required to decode the stream
to the end.
- allows to perform checks on memory allocations, something
which is completely lacking at the moment.
- be more efficient.
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