From: Andrew Cooper <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: George Dunlap <email@example.com>, firstname.lastname@example.org Cc: Ian Jackson <email@example.com>, Wei Liu <firstname.lastname@example.org> Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/1] libxl: Fix uninitialized pointer when passing an empty cdrom Date: Wed, 6 Apr 2016 13:10:37 +0100 [thread overview] Message-ID: <5704FCBD.email@example.com> (raw) In-Reply-To: <firstname.lastname@example.org> On 06/04/16 12:34, George Dunlap wrote: > Commit 3fec17d4bb56567d139d7806392f4d8702d3f6a7 introduced a bug where > an empty cdrom would cause target_path to be uninitialized. Initialize > target_path to NULL instead. > > The other option here would have been to set target_path to NULL only > on the LIBXL_DISK_FORMAT_EMPTY path. That would potentially enable > the compiler to catch future uninitialized paths, rather than having > those paths (potentially) dereference a NULL pointer. But given that > a bunch of our compilers failed to catch *this* uninitialized path, > setting it to NULL at declaration seems the safer option for now. > > Reported-by: Andrew Cooper <email@example.com> > Signed-off-by: George Dunlap <firstname.lastname@example.org> This looks like it will work. Reviewed-by: Andrew Cooper <email@example.com> _______________________________________________ Xen-devel mailing list Xenfirstname.lastname@example.org http://lists.xen.org/xen-devel
next prev parent reply other threads:[~2016-04-06 12:10 UTC|newest] Thread overview: 3+ messages / expand[flat|nested] mbox.gz Atom feed top 2016-04-06 11:34 George Dunlap 2016-04-06 12:10 ` Andrew Cooper [this message] 2016-04-06 13:47 ` Ian Jackson
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