[vlc-devel] [vlc-commits] src: fix crash in getaddrinfo due to bugs in the OSX runtime

Rémi Denis-Courmont remi at remlab.net
Thu Jul 4 19:33:15 CEST 2013

Le jeudi 4 juillet 2013 20:27:08, Felix Paul Kühne a écrit :
> For your reference: the python people are experiencing the same crashes in
> the code base and mitigate it with a similar hack:
> http://bugs.python.org/issue17269

   If the AI_NUMERICSERV flag is specified, then a non-null servname
   string supplied shall be a numeric port string.  Otherwise, an
   [EAI_NONAME] error shall be returned.  This flag shall prevent any
   type of name resolution service (for example, NIS+) from being

If VLC passes NULL, then VLC has a bug but this patch is not a correct fix.
If VLC passes "0", then VLC is doing just the right thing.

Rémi Denis-Courmont

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