[libdispatch-dev] Static Analysis for leaks with dispatch_objects

Mike Lewis mikelikespie at gmail.com
Tue Oct 25 15:46:11 PDT 2011

Thanks.  I will surely file a bug.  In the meantime I think I'll just resort
to making a C++ wrapper for dispatch objects that will do reference counting
for me similar to shared_ptr or something similar to WebKit's RetainPtr [1].



Michael Lewis
mikelikespie at gmail.com

On Tue, Oct 25, 2011 at 2:17 PM, Daniel A. Steffen <dsteffen at apple.com>wrote:

> Hi Mike,
> we are definitely very aware of this need, but I can't comment on future
> plans to address it.
> Please feel free to file a bug on bugreporter.apple.com asking for
> analyzer support for dispatch objects.
> Daniel
> On Oct 25, 2011, at 10:24, Mike Lewis wrote:
> Hi,
> I was wondering if there were any plans on adding something to the
> equivalent of the annotations __attribute__((cf_returns_retained)) to GDC
> function calls for dispatch objects.  Since they're not CFTypes I realize
> support to clang's static analyzer need to be added.  After using a lot of
> the new dispatch_io calls and having manage dispatch_data_t objects, it
> seems like there is a much larger use case for analysis support.
> Thanks,
> Mike
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