[ace-users] ACE Threads & Freeing Mismatched Memory Error!
Douglas C. Schmidt
schmidt at dre.vanderbilt.edu
Wed Aug 8 13:03:43 CDT 2007
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>ACE VERSION: 5.5
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>HOST MACHINE and OPERATING SYSTEM: Windows XP
>COMPILER : Compiler with VC7.1 IDE
>I get a Freeing Mismatched memory error when I use ACE_Threads in my
>I am creating few threads using ACE_Thread_Manager's spawn/spawn_n
>function. My thread function is of type ACE_THR_FUNC and it returns 0
>on exit. But, when I run my code using Rational Purify, it gives a
>Freeing Mismatched Memory error in thread_adapter.cpp file of ACE at
>line 151. Strangely the allocation location is also the same.I just
>use the wait function of thread manager to wait for the threads to
>complete. Am I missing something here? Should I use some other
>function to exit the thread or something? Please help.
>Thanks in Advance!
Dr. Douglas C. Schmidt Professor and Associate Chair
Electrical Engineering and Computer Science TEL: (615) 343-8197
Vanderbilt University WEB: www.dre.vanderbilt.edu/~schmidt
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