[vlc-devel] Re: [PATCH] Allow configuration of JACK connections

Jon Griffiths jon_p_griffiths at yahoo.com
Fri Apr 13 11:41:24 CEST 2007

> If you follow that logic to its end, you don't need to check for 
> non-null-ity before invoking free() since free(NULL) is a no-op.

Thats true, but only on conforming systems

I prefer to check: since its an error path efficiency isn't
important, and if VLC gets ported to some device with a
non-conforming libc, nothing breaks. I would expect gcc should be
able to remove the test when optimising, but a quick test shows it


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