[vlc-devel] [PATCH] realloc: use realloc_or_free() to avoid memory leak
arjun024 at gmail.com
Sat Dec 13 16:52:22 CET 2014
On 10 December 2014 at 23:49, Arjun Sreedharan <arjun024 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 10 December 2014 at 22:19, Rémi Denis-Courmont <remi at remlab.net> wrote:
>> Le mercredi 10 décembre 2014, 22:17:32 Arjun Sreedharan a écrit :
>>> On 10 December 2014 at 20:19, Rémi Denis-Courmont <remi at remlab.net> wrote:
>>> > Le 2014-12-10 17:35, Arjun Sreedharan a écrit :
>>> >> overwriting pointer with realloc()'s return value can leak memory
>>> >> when realloc() fails. realloc_or_free() manages this and frees memory
>>> >> on failure.
>>> > Did you actually test this? Some of the snippets don't look right.
>>> It compiled fine.
>>> Could you point out what looks wrong to you.
>> I checked only one snippet and it was introducing a double free() bug rather
>> than fixing anything...
> Could you please annotate that line. I was unable to spot
Ping !! Any pointers on this if anyone has time (?)
>> Rémi Denis-Courmont
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