Opened 11 years ago

Closed 11 years ago

#5695 closed defect (fixed)

remove superflous memset in my_malloc

Reported by: Erik Hovland <erik@…> Owned by: Isaac Richards
Priority: trivial Milestone: unknown
Component: mythtv Version: head
Severity: low Keywords:
Cc: Ticket locked: no

Description

my_malloc will zero out buf when it knows it is a valid pointer. So the memset before that check is superflous and dangerous.

Attachments (1)

programs_mythtranscode-pointer-checks.patch (698 bytes) - added by Erik Hovland <erik@…> 11 years ago.
removes unneeded memset

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Change History (2)

Changed 11 years ago by Erik Hovland <erik@…>

removes unneeded memset

comment:1 Changed 11 years ago by paulh

Resolution: fixed
Status: newclosed

(In [18312]) In my_malloc() in mythtranscode remove an unnecessary and dangerous call to memset() before the pointer from malloc() has been checked. Fixes #5695.

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