[vlc-devel] [VLC] #2366: realloc is generally used incorrectly

Jean-Baptiste Kempf jb at videolan.org
Mon May 25 21:23:10 CEST 2009

On Mon, May 25, 2009 at 07:32:08PM +0300, Rémi Denis-Courmont wrote :
> Five months ago? Every body should know that fixing realloc() errors is error-
> prone (I think I was proven right today on this) and will have little to no 
> effect on LibVLC stability. Also, I am not a big fan of meta-bugs. J-B said he 
> wanted it open - that's OK to me. But rushing a crappy patchset to "fix" it, 
> that's not OK.

Right. I want this bug to be re-opened for political and technical
reasons, I already explained why.

I know it will not fix all OOM bugs, but it could fix some issues and it
cannot be bad to fix.

Jean-Baptiste Kempf

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