documentation error?: wxImage::RemoveHandler

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documentation error?: wxImage::RemoveHandler

Post by Disch » Sun Nov 18, 2007 6:49 pm

I'm using wxWidgets 2.8.6 on Windows 2000. wxImage::RemoveHandler documentation indicates the following:
Finds the handler with the given name, and removes it. The handler is not deleted.
Yet I ran into problems using it -- and after tracing found that it is actually deleteing the handler:

image.cpp line 2319

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bool wxImage::RemoveHandler( const wxString& name )
    wxImageHandler *handler = FindHandler(name);
    if (handler)
        delete handler;      //  <---  deleting!
        return true;
        return false;
I confirmed that the object it's deleting is in fact the same as the object my program allocated (it's not a seperate copy).

Is that delete line erroneous? Should I remove it and recompile? Or is the documentation incorrect? I'd hate to remove the delete in my program only to suffer from memory leaks when I compile for other platforms.

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Post by Auria » Sun Nov 18, 2007 7:18 pm


this is mostly a support forum, for questions regarding the internals of wx you're probably better on the amiling lists and bug tracker (and i would say bug tracker cause it really seems to be deleting it)

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