? What happens to memory that is not freed after end of program?

Duplicate: What REALLY happens when you don’t free after malloc?Let's say, for example:int main(){ char* test = new char[50000]; return 0;}What happens to the allocated memory after the program had
 ? importance of freeing memory?

Possible Duplicate: What REALLY happens when you don’t free after malloc? When ending a program in C/C++, you have to clean up by freeing pointers. What happens if you doesn't free the memory,
 ? Is there a reason to call delete in C++ when a program is exiting anyway?

In my C++ main function, for example, if I had a pointer to a variable which uses heap memory (as opposed to stack memory) - is this automatically deallocated after my application exits? I would assum
 ? Some memory seems to be left allocated after malloc() and free()

I am new to C. I am trying to get comfortable with malloc + free. I have coded following test but for some reason the memory isn't freed completely (top still indicates about 150MB of memory allocated
 ? How do malloc() and free() work?

I want to know how malloc and free work.int main(){ unsigned char *p = (unsigned char*)malloc(4*sizeof(unsigned char)); memset(p,0,4); strcpy((char*)p,"abcdabcd"); // **deliberately storing 8
 ? How do malloc() and free() work?

I want to know how malloc and free work.int main(){ unsigned char *p = (unsigned char*)malloc(4*sizeof(unsigned char)); memset(p,0,4); strcpy((char*)p,"abcdabcd"); // **deliberately storing 8
 ? How do malloc() and free() work?

I want to know how malloc and free work.int main(){ unsigned char *p = (unsigned char*)malloc(4*sizeof(unsigned char)); memset(p,0,4); strcpy((char*)p,"abcdabcd"); // **deliberately storing 8
 ? how does dynamic memory allocation work

This question already has an answer here: How do malloc() and free() work? 14 answers To free memory, you don't
 ? How operator new knows that memory is allocated

This question already has an answer here: How do malloc() and free() work? 14 answers There's no simple, standa
 ? Freeing memory in C or C++

This question already has an answer here: How do malloc() and free() work? 14 answers malloc leaves notes that
 ? What if, memory allocated using malloc is deleted using delete rather than free

I came across an issue which I could not resolve.My question is, if I used malloc to allocate memory and then memory block is delete using delete?The general thumb rule is If we allocate memory usin
 ? Heap corruption while freeing memory

I have a class as follows struct CliHandler { CliHandler(int argc, char** argv); ~CliHandler(); int doWork(); int argc_; char** argv_; private: CliHandler(const CliHand
 ? Heap corruption while freeing memory

I have a class as follows struct CliHandler { CliHandler(int argc, char** argv); ~CliHandler(); int doWork(); int argc_; char** argv_; private: CliHandler(const CliHand
 ? Heap corruption while freeing memory

I have a class as follows struct CliHandler { CliHandler(int argc, char** argv); ~CliHandler(); int doWork(); int argc_; char** argv_; private: CliHandler(const CliHand
 ? heap corruption detected after normal block(#174)

i know this question has been asked bat i couldn't fix me program void swap1(char*str1,char*str2){ char *ezer =new char[strlen(str1)]; for (int i = 0 ; i <= strlen(str1);i++) ezer[i]=
 ? Heap corruption when trimming delayed free queue

I'm currently attempting to track down the source of heap corruption in our code base, which doesn't present itself when full page heap tracking is turned on (so only normal page tracking).I'm using A

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