Why do we get some memory leaks when using the encoder/decoder?

The most frequent reason for this occurring is that ossFreeBuf() is used to free the output of ossDecode(). Instead, use ossFreePDU().

Another but less likely cause is that a pointer within a decoded PDU returned by ossDecode() was altered by the application code, resulting in ossFreePDU()failing to release all memory that ossDecode() allocated.

Another possible cause is that ossFreeBuf() was not called on the output of ossEncode(). Instead, ossFreeBuf() should be called unless the memory was pre-allocated.

These are the most likely reason for this problem.


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