[futurebasic] Re: [FB] Where shall I stick my CFArrayRef

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From: Robert Purves <robert.purves@...>
Date: Mon, 27 Feb 2006 09:35:10 +1300
Ken Shmidheiser wrote:
>> 3. Should I release the array on app quit or will that be taken  
>> care of for me?
>
> If you want to avoid a crash on quit, you should release the  
> objects you're holding in memory. Ultimately, the system will do  
> it, but not so gracefully.

I disagree. Just quit. All memory allocated to a process (whether by  
NewHandle, NewPtr, malloc or the CF allocators) is released safely,  
quickly and automatically. Moreover, you don't have to write any  
extra code. That's what I call "graceful".

Robert P.