Intel® Inspector User Guide for Windows* OS

ID 767798
Date 7/13/2023
Public
Document Table of Contents

Mismatched Allocation/Deallocation

Occurs when a deallocation is attempted with a function that is not the logical reflection of the allocator used.

Problem type: Mismatched allocation/deallocation

ID

Code Location

Description

1

Allocation site

Represents the location and associated call stack from which the memory block was allocated.

2

Deallocation site

Represents the location and associated call stack attempting the deallocation.

Example

char *s = (char*)malloc(5);
delete s;

Possible Correction Strategies

Use the appropriate deallocation function to return the memory block to the heap after its last use.

Platform

Memory Allocator

Memory Deallocator

C++ language

new operator

delete operator

new[] operator

delete[] operator

C language

malloc(), calloc(), or realloc()functions

free() function

Fortran language

allocate() function

deallocate() function

Windows* API

Windows* dynamic memory functions such as GlobalAlloc() or LocalAlloc()

Appropriate functions, such as GlobalFree() or LocalFree()