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How to deallocate an array of pointers ?

How to deallocate an array of pointers ?

How to deallocate an array of pointers ?

(OP)
In a dll I allocate memory for an array of char* :
ppChar = new char*[ y ];
When I try to free it I get an error :
delete [] ppChar;
What is my mistake ? Thank you.

RE: How to deallocate an array of pointers ?

Dear Gilles,

> When I try to free it I get an error

What is the error? This works in VC 6 without any errors:

char** pbuf = new char*[10];
delete [] pbuf;

-pete

RE: How to deallocate an array of pointers ?

(OP)
Thank you Pete,
Actually, my code looks more like :

short  i;
char** pbuf = new char*[100];

for(i=0; i<=100; i++)
{
    pbuf = new char[100];
}

for(i=0; i<=100; i++)
{
    delete [] pbuf;
}
  
delete [] pbuf;


This last line yields the following error :

Damage: after Normal block (#192) at 0x01BE0180

Thank you for your help.
Gilles

RE: How to deallocate an array of pointers ?

(OP)
Sorry, but i indexes don't appear in my previous
message as they are interpreted as italic signals.
Here is a new version :

Thank you Pete,
Actually, my code looks more like :

char** pbuf = new char*[100];
short  k;

for(k=0; k<100; k++)
{
    pbuf[k] = new char[100];
}

for(k=0; k<100; k++)
{
    delete [] pbuf[k];
}
  
delete [] pbuf;


This last line yields the following error :

Damage: after Normal block (#192) at 0x01BE0180

Thank you for your help.

Gilles

RE: How to deallocate an array of pointers ?

My 2 cents - try changing new char*[] to new (char *)[]. I seem to remember reading somewhere that there was something dodgy about new with * and [].

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